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DM Kishi says intercepting nuclear missile would not cause nuclear explosion 

  • February 22, 2022
  • , Nikkei
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Nikkei reported on Tuesday that Defense Minister Kishi explained at the Diet on Monday that intercepting a missile mounted with a nuclear warhead would not cause a nuclear explosion. He reportedly said: “The triggering device would lose its functionality during interception and therefore we believe that it would not cause any damage by a nuclear explosion.” 

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