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North Korea continues to develop nuclear and missile technologies despite international condemnation.   © KCNA/Kyodo

Japan should mull pre-emptive strike capability: LDP panel

Proposal with Pyongyang in mind faces formidable obstacles

| North Korea

TOKYO -- The national security panel of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party plans to recommend that the country acquire the ability to strike enemy bases in the case of an imminent threat.

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