Itsunori Onodera

Syria strikes also sent message to N.Korea: Japan DefMin

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 - 08:28 GMT

The US-led air strikes against the Syrian regime also sent a message to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ahead of talks with President Donald Trump.

Solving N. Korean conflict by diplomacy: Japanese defense min.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 09:01 GMT

Japan's Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera stressed on Friday the importance of solving North Korea's nuclear, missile and abductions issues with diplomacy.

US military to ground CH-53 helicopters after accident in Okinawa

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 07:23 GMT

The US forces in Japan will ground all CH-53E helicopters to confirm their safety after the same type of aircraft crash-landed near a USmilitary training area.