Kadena Clears F-15s to Resume Flights After Crash
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe says it is meaningful that North Korea has promised complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula
Despite Trump ordering pause in joint US military training in South Korea, US officials say it will continue in Japan, where the US has roughly 2x more troops, along with ~65 warships, hundreds of jets. Nuke-capable B-52 bombers will continue training flights from Guam
H2A rocket 39 was launched from the Tanegashima Space Rocket launch site at 13:20. The launch was successful.
Launch of H-IIA 202 rocket with IGS-Radar 6 spysat. H2AF39
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 26km SE of Ohara, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 30km SE of Kushima, Japan
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe says after phone talks with DonaldTrump that he hopes U.S.-North Korea summit will be successful and the first step toward peace and stability in Northeast Asia
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe strongly hopes U.S.-North Korea summit will be success
An Air Force F-15C Eagle crashed in the water south of Okinawa, Japan. The pilot successfully ejected and was safely recovered by search and rescue teams. Additional details will be provided as soon as they become available.
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US F-15 fighter jet crashes into sea off Okinawa in southern Japan, pilot safe
A @usairforce F-15 has crashed 80 km off Okinawa, according to media reports.
The man arrested in connection with a knife rampage on a shinkansen bullet train in Japan has told police he randomly stabbed 3 passengers because he was "feeling frustrated."
Germany stands by jointly agreed G7 communique: government spokesman
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Italy's new Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrive in Canada for the G7 summit
China and Japan will launch the maritime and air communication mechanism to prevent clashes and maintain regional peace and stability, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said
: PM Abe and I are also working to improve the trading relationship between the U.S. and Japan, something we have to do. The U.S. seeks a bilateral deal with Japan that is based on the principle of fairness and reciprocity. We're working hard to reduce our trade imbalance
: Today, I am greatly honored to welcome my good friend, PM Abe of Japan to the @WhiteHouse. Over the past 16 months the Prime Minister and I have worked closely together to address common challenges, of which there are many
: "Prime Minister Abe and I are also working to improve the trading relationship between the United States and Japan, something we have to do."
: "The steadfast alliance between Japan and the United States is an enduring force of peace and stability in the Pacific region and around the world."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 7km NW of Hasaki, Japan
Abe to Trump: Things were so much better during those days of maximum pressure. Also, the abductee issue is "more important than anything else."
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US Navy C-2A's PSWRD30 and PSWRD31 are en-route to Andersen AFB, Guam from possibly the USS Ronald Reagan which is operating off the coast of Japan
G7 likely to discuss global economy, concerns about U.S. trade policy: Japan's Suga
Japan PM seeks Trump's assurances over North Korea in latest two-way chat
KCNA: "Abe is engrossed in dizzying array of diplomacy with the White House, soliciting for 'closer cooperation than before', but it is too late."
KCNA: "Japan is lost to any qualifications and face to meddle in the Korean Peninsula issue. The only option for Japan to keep itself from being treated as a puppy dog is to be well aware of its plight and behave itself."
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The 353rd Special Operations Squadron Ospreys, which departed Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo, landed at Amami Airport in Kagoshima prefecture at about 3 p.m., a Kyushu Defense Bureau spokesman said on Tuesday.
KCNA: "Japan is bound to be ridiculed by the international community and driven out of history if it persists in escalating confrontation with the DPRK under the pretext of the already resolved 'abduction issue', failing to acclimatize itself to the new situation."