The Minister of defense of Japan, Itsunori of Onodera said about the readiness of Tokyo to intercept North Korean missiles in the event of a strike on the us island of GUAM in the Pacific ocean. It is reported by the Asahi.
According to Onodera, it expresses the common position of the Japanese government. NHK World said that the Minister also expressed Japan’s willingness to respond to any emergency situation.
Previously, on 10 August it was reported that the command of the Korean people’s army (kPa) will complete in mid-August, work on the plan of a preemptive strike in the district of GUAM, where the us military base.
The plan involves the launch of four ballistic missiles of average range “And 12”. According to the plan of the military, they have to fly over the Japanese prefectures of Shimane, Hiroshima and Kochi, and then fall into the water in 30-40 kilometers from GUAM.
At the same time it became known about the preparation of the Pentagon’s preemptive strike on the missile facilities of North Korea, if the US President Donald trump would give such an order. Two high-ranking military officer and two retired senior officer said that the attack will carry out the heavy bombers B-1B air force base Andersen on GUAM.
North Korea threatened to go on “physical actions” in response to the adoption on 5 August the UN security Council for new sanctions. Trump said that Washington would respond to Pyongyang’s threats of “fire and fury, which the world has never seen”.