North Korea threat remains despite Trump summit, says Japan

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Tokyo maintains Pyongyang poses ‘serious and imminent threat’ to its security

Japan is refusing to alter its hardline stance towards North Korea, claiming the regime poses a “serious and imminent threat” to its security, despite a lowering of regional tensions following Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong-un.

In its 2018 defence white paper, published on Tuesday, the defence ministry said North Korea’s nuclear capability and ballistic missiles proved that the security environment around Japan was becoming “increasingly severe”, despite recent dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington.

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