Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera, shown in January, travelled to two prefectures on Friday to build local support for installation of land-based missile shields to protect against attacks from North Korea. Photo: Kyodo

Japan’s defence chief seeks local support to deploy a land-based missile shield

Itsunori Onodera travels to prefectures where he hopes to install systems to protect against North Korean attacks

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Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera, shown in January, travelled to two prefectures on Friday to build local support for installation of land-based missile shields to protect against attacks from North Korea. Photo: Kyodo
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