Japan PM Abe says North Korea's missile launch absolutely unacceptable

February 12, 2017 05:55

PALM BEACH, Fla. - North Korea's test launch of a ballistic missile was absolutely unacceptable, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at a joint news conference on Saturday with US President Donald Trump in Florida.

North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast early on Sunday, South Korea's military said, the first time the isolated state has tested such a device since Trump's election.The test came a day after Abe's summit meeting with Trump, during which Trump confirmed the US commitment to the security of Japan.

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