The Japanese Ministry of Defense has issued a "destruction order" in the event a planned North Korean satellite launch threatens Japanese territory.
A G7 Hiroshima Leaders' Communique was released a day ahead of schedule, preceding a short meeting of Quad leaders and talks with President Zelenskyy.
Russia's attack on Ukraine has emboldened Kim Jong Un and destabilized Northeast Asia's security environment, realize the leaders of both Japan and South Korea.
President El-Sisi of Egypt regards himself as "great friends" with Chinese President Xi Jinping. But he also sells fuel to Japan.