London meeting between Boris Johnson, Gavin Williamson and Japanese foreign and defence counterparts to ‘deepen security cooperation’

Foreign secretary Boris Johnson and defence secretary Gavin Williamson are to meet their Japanese counterparts in London on Thursday for talks expected to be dominated by concern over North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme.

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has presided over a series of missile tests that have alarmed Japan, South Korea and the US. North Korea fired a missile over Japan in September. Continue reading.