Japan defense min: Cannot deny chance of more provocation from North Korea

Japan's Defense Minister Tomomi Inada speaks during a news conference after National Security Council (NSC) meeting in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada said on Friday the possibility of further provocative action from North Korea could not be denied.

She made the remark in a news conference amid such speculation as North Korea marks the anniversary of the founding of its Workers’ Party on Oct. 10.

(Reporting by Nobuhiro Kubo, writing by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)