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Japan orders SDF to shoot down any incoming DPRK missile
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Sunday, 07 April 2013
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TOKYO, April 7 (Xinhua) -- Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera on Sunday ordered the Self-Defense Forces (SDF) to prepare for the shooting down of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) ballistic missiles in the event that any are launched, Kyodo news agency quoted government sources as saying.


Posted originally: 2013-04-07 15:55:00

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