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Originally posted by Darth_Prime
WWIII? False Flags? there is a reason behind this... and an event will come out of it that is for sure, I'm not saying right away, its a slow and steady process, but this will be a big base for what comes next..the pawns are in play
Japan has authorized its military to shoot down a North Korean missile that is being prepared for launch in the coming weeks, should it endanger Japanese territory.
Originally posted by Grimnal
imagine if cuba tested one of theres korea is having an exhibition there not a threat just a pawn
TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea is preparing to launch a close- to mid-range ballistic missile separately from the long-range missile that Pyongyang has said it will launch next month, the Sankei Japanese daily reported on Sunday.
The secluded state may fire the close- to mid-range missile shortly after the long-range missile is launched, the paper said, quoting unnamed Japanese government sources.
The report come as Pyongyang is poised launch a communications satellite between April 4-8 that regional powers believe will actually be a test of a long-range missile, the Taepodong-2, which is already believed to be on its launch pad.
North Korea has given international agencies notice that the rocket's planned trajectory should take it over Japan, dropping booster stages to its east and west. Any attempt to shoot the rocket itself down would be an act of war, it has said.
Japan deployed two ballistic missile destroyers to the Sea of Japan on Saturday to intercept any dangerous debris in the event that the controversial missile launch planned by North Korea goes wrong.
TOKYO (AFP) — A group of Iranian missile experts is in North Korea to help Pyongyang prepare for a rocket launch, Japan's Sankei Shimbun newspaper reported on Sunday.
North Korea has said it will launch a communications satellite over northern Japan between April 4 and 8, and the report said the 15-strong Iranian delegation had been in the country since the beginning of this month.
It includes senior officials with Iranian rocket and satellite producer Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group, the daily said, quoting unnamed sources.
The Iranians brought a letter from their President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il stressing the importance of cooperating on space technology, it added.
The United States and its Asian allies suspect North Korea is using the launch as a cover for a long-range missile test.
North Korea and Iran have both come under international pressure over their nuclear activities and are reported to maintain close ties on missile technology.
SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States plans to deploy two missile-interceptor ships from South Korea on Monday, a military spokesman said, days ahead of a North Korean rocket launch seen by many as a test of its longest-range missile.
The Institute for Science and International Security said Sunday the U.S. think tank has confirmed through a satellite image that North Korea has placed a rocket on a launch pad.
The image revealed by the ISIS, taken at about 11 a.m. Sunday local time in North Korea, is the first of its kind since reports came out in midweek that the rocket has been positioned at the Musudanri facility on the reclusive communist country's east coast.