Will destroy N Korea missile if it poses threat to territory, warns Japan

Japan said Wednesday that it would destroy a North Korean missile if it threatened to fall on its territory, after Pyongyang announced it planned to launch a space rocket this month.

Will destroy N Korea missile if it poses threat to territory, warns Japan

Tokyo: Japan said Wednesday that it would destroy a North Korean missile if it threatened to fall on its territory, after Pyongyang announced it planned to launch a space rocket this month.

"Today the defence minister issued an order" to destroy such a missile if it "is confirmed that it will fall on Japanese territory," the Defence Ministry said in a statement.

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