Yoshihiko Noda


Accompanied by Defence Minister Satoshi Morimoto , Japanese Prime... News PhotoAnswering,Asking,Defence Minister,Japan,Japanese Prime Minister,Journalist,Military,Missile,Politics,Prime Minister,Tokyo - Japan,Vertical,Yoshihiko NodaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPAccompanied by Defence Minister Satoshi Morimoto (L), Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda (R) answers questions from reporters in front of a Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile launcher outside the Defence Ministry in Tokyo on December 7, 2012. Japan on December 7 issued the order to shoot down a North Korean rocket if it threatens the nation's territory, the top government official said. Tokyo has readied surface-to-air missiles in and around Tokyo, as well as in Okinawa, and is putting its armed forces on standby ahead of Pyongyang's planned missile launch. AFP PHOTO / Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)