Moscow. June 25. INTERFAX.RU — the Japanese government has begun to review its national security policy after the decision to suspend the implementation of the plan of deployment of us ground-based missile defense system Aegis Ashore, said the Agency “Jiji Tsushin”.
the suspension of the plan system deployment, said defense Minister Taro Kono at the meeting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with key Cabinet Ministers.
Kono said earlier that Japan may abandon Aegis Ashore due risk of falling after start-up rocket boosters on residential areas outside the polygon, but also pointed to technical problems and high costs.
In 2017, Japan decided to place the two American systems Aegis Ashore in its territory on the background of missile launches in the DPRK.