Malignant tumor destroying peace of Northeast Asia

COMMENTARY
By Jo Thaek Bom
Rodong Sinmun

Japanese Minister of Defense Iwaya recently said that Japan would go ahead with a plan for deploying Aegis Ashore, defying the strong protest of the local residents.

Aegis Ashore capable of loading SM-3 Block 2A is known as a weapon system to intercept a ballistic missile in outer space.

It is a part of the Japanese reactionaries' desperate moves for a military giant.

Aegis Ashore to be deployed in Japan aims at China and Russia, to say nothing of the Korean peninsula.

The final aim of Japan for a military giant is overseas aggression.

Invasion just means preemptive attack. In the past all wars of aggression began with preemptive attack.

Japan, far from drawing a lesson from its defeat in the past, works harder for a military giant, persistently denying its past crimes. It is an outright assertion that Japan will repeat the past.

Japan hell bent on the moves for a military giant and reinvasion is a malignant cancer harmful to peace and stability in Northeast Asia.

The moves can never be looked with folded arms.

(Abridgment by KCNA - July 02, 2019)