Japan's Abe vows to tackle North Korea threat after poll win

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has strengthened his party's stance against North Korea, following his ruling coalition's decisive victory in Sunday's election.

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    Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has strengthened his party's stance against North Korea, following his ruling coalition’s decisive victory in Sunday’s election.

    Abe called the vote last month, saying he needed a new mandate to tackle the growing threat from Pyongyang.

     

    Al Jazeera's Sarah Clarke reports from Tokyo.


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