Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promises counter-measures against North Korea

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has emerged victorious in the elections held on Sunday, has promised strong counter-measures against North Korea. Abe had called for an early election and in a spectacular performance, his coalition has retained a two-thirds majority in the parliament. As per reports, the early elections had been called for a greater mandate to deal with crises. Among these is the increasing threat from North Korea, which has in recent months launched missiles over Japan.

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