North Korea is likely to launch another missile 'within days' warns Japan

  • Japanese diplomat said there's a 'possibility of missile launches in next few days'
  • Pyongyang officials have confirmed radio signals have been sent from the region
  • Both Russia and the US today express their fears about 'apocalyptic activity'?

North Korea could be launching another nuclear missile in a matter of days, it has been reported.

The totalitarian state fired a ballistic mission across Japan in September, terrifying citizens just two weeks after it carried out a nuclear bomb test.

But the Japanese are warning another missile is imminent, despite ever-increasing pressure from Pyongyang's western enemies.

The Japanese are warning another missile from Kim Jong-un's (pictured second right) North Korea is imminent, despite ever-increasing pressure from Pyongyang's western enemies

The Japanese are warning another missile from Kim Jong-un's (pictured second right) North Korea is imminent, despite ever-increasing pressure from Pyongyang's western enemies

A Japanese diplomat revealed radio signals have been detected from the region, meaning another launch could be extremely near, reports The Express.

Japan's Kyodo news agency said North Korea has confirmed the radio signals.

A Government spokesman said: 'There is a possibility of missiles launches in the next few days.'

They added that the test could be part of the country's armed force's 'winter training regime'.

In recent months, North Korea has tested intercontinental ballistic missiles that could reach the U.S. mainland with further development and has conducted its most powerful nuclear test.?

Japan's warning comes on the same day as Russia expressed its concerns.

Speaking at the annual Asian Conference of the Valdai Discussion Club in Seoul, South Korea, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said 'apocolyptic developments' were unfolding in the region.

He said:?'A scenario of the apocalyptic development of the situation on the Korean Peninsula exists and we cannot turn our blind eye to it.'

In recent months, North Korea has tested intercontinental ballistic missiles that could reach the U.S. mainland with further development and has conducted its most powerful nuclear test. Pictured: Kim Jong-un visiting the Sungri Motor Complex in Pyongyang

In recent months, North Korea has tested intercontinental ballistic missiles that could reach the U.S. mainland with further development and has conducted its most powerful nuclear test. Pictured: Kim Jong-un visiting the Sungri Motor Complex in Pyongyang

'We have told North Korea many times that for us [its] nuclear status is unacceptable. We continue this work with the North Korean counterparts presenting to them our position.'

The U.S.A. has also reiterated the immediacy of the North Korean nuclear threat.

Former military official Mike Mullen said he was 'scared to death' by what Kim Jong-un is planning.

He told ABC's This Week:?'I don't know [if a nuclear weapon strike is possible]. I think it's more probable than it used to be. And it scares me to death, quite frankly.

'They're the most dangerous weapons in the world.?

'And certainly if we have someone in North Korea that has a lethal legacy, is very, very unpredictable, and sees this as a way to solidify his future, that he could well not just attain them but potentially use them.'???

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