Home > News > World
Wednesday March 26, 2014 MYT 8:55:02 AM
Wednesday March 26, 2014 MYT 8:56:00 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea's latest missile launches will not affect planned talks between Tokyo and Pyongyang this month over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, Jiji news agency quoted a Japanese foreign ministry official as saying on Wednesday.
Separately, Japanese media reported that Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida told a parliamentary committee that the Japanese government had protested against the missile launches through its embassy in Beijing.
North Korea fired two mid-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast and towards Japan early on Wednesday.
Japan and North Korea are set to resume high-level talks in Beijing on March 30-31. Talks have been suspended since December 2012, when Pyongyang test-launched a long-range missile.
(Reporting by Dominic Lau; Editing by Edmund Klamann)
Death toll from capsized Philippine ferry rises to 41, divers halt search
Hedge funds see more demand fuelled by solid first half returns
Colombia capital on edge after two small explosions
Forced labour shows back-breaking lack of reform in Myanmar military
Celebrate Raya in style with GEMFIVE
The 3 unexpected life events that leave us in debt
Just like mother’s cooking
Little bird tells Japan they will win the World Cup
Google datacentre to rise in former power plant
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)