A Korea Times editorial hinting that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered national broadcaster NHK to issue a false alert for a North Korean missile has been criticised as “ridiculous”. Photo: AP
A Korea Times editorial hinting that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered national broadcaster NHK to issue a false alert for a North Korean missile has been criticised as “ridiculous”. Photo: AP
South Korea

Was Japan’s Shinzo Abe behind a false North Korea missile alert, as Seoul media claimed?

  • The Korea Times suggested that last week’s alert was intentionally sent as part of the Abe administration’s ‘hostile stance’ towards Pyongyang
  • Japanese national broadcaster NHK issued a retraction and apology six minutes after the alert was sent on Friday

Topic |   South Korea
A Korea Times editorial hinting that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered national broadcaster NHK to issue a false alert for a North Korean missile has been criticised as “ridiculous”. Photo: AP
A Korea Times editorial hinting that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered national broadcaster NHK to issue a false alert for a North Korean missile has been criticised as “ridiculous”. Photo: AP
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