Approval of the proposal to prevent attacks even within the territory of the LDP Missile Defense System July 31 12:21

Regarding the missile defense system, the Liberal Democratic Party held a conference on security and accepted the proposal to prevent attacks within the territory of the other party in order to improve deterrence.

The Liberal Democratic Party held a security conference on the 31st to discuss proposals for the way of the missile defense system where the new interceptor missile system "Aegis Ashore" was abandoned in both Yamaguchi and Akita prefectures.

The proposed proposal states that the missile capabilities of North Korea and China are improving and threats are increasing, and as a measure to improve deterrence, within the scope of the Constitution, under the concept of monopoly defense, We demand that the government urgently consider and make a conclusion, including possessing the ability to block ballistic missiles, etc., even within the region.

On the other hand, he said that the government's previous policy, such as the basic division of roles of the two countries in the Japan-US alliance and not possessing aggressive weapons, should be maintained.

There were no major objections from the participants, and the proposal was accepted.

The Liberal Democratic Party will make a formal decision on proposals and submit it to the government next week through internal procedures.

Former Defense Minister Onodera “Further boosting recommendations”

Former Defense Minister Onodera, who is the chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party's security research, said in a press conference, "There is no big line with the content of the recommendations of the LDP in the past. However, the words "attack", "counterattack", and "enemy base" When entering, there is a risk that it will give a wrong impression and give the impression of a first strike, so I arranged it so that we can accurately show our thoughts. I would like to give further support."