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Tokyo says North Korea missile tests show 'new level of threat'

Mar 7, 2017 - The Washington Times

North Korea's test launch of four ballistic missiles Monday — three of which crashed into the Sea of Japan — prompted a swift and harsh reaction from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who said the development showed that Pyongyang now represents a "a new level of threat" to Tokyo and the world.

In Washington, the Trump administration strongly condemned the launches, with State Department spokesman Mark Toner telling reporters that U.S. officials "are prepared to use the full range of

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