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
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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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

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
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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