Japan PM Warns: North Korea may have Missiles with Sarin Nerve Gas Warheads – 4/13/17

Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, is warning that North Korea may have now developed the ability to fire missiles tipped with Chemical Weapons – Sarin Nerve Gas – warheads:

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North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-un

North Korea may have the capacity to deliver missiles equipped with sarin nerve gas, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday, amid concerns that the reclusive state could soon conduct its sixth nuclear test or more missile launches.

“There is a possibility that North Korea already has a capability to deliver missiles with sarin as warheads,” Abe told a parliamentary session. . . . Tensions on the Korean peninsula have escalated over Pyongyang’s continued nuclear and missile testing program, with the United States warning it could take unilateral action and sending a navy carrier group to near the Korean peninsula in a show of force aimed at deterring more tests.

North Korea marks the 105th anniversary of the birth of state founder Kim Il Sung on Saturday, North Korea’s biggest national day called “Day of the Sun”. Leaders have in the past used the date to carry out weapons tests. . . . Read More

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