"The World and Japan" Database (Project Leader: TANAKA Akihiko)
Database of Japanese Politics and International Relations
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS); Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (IASA), The University of Tokyo

[Title] Press Conference by Prime Minister Kishida regarding Convening a Meeting of the National Security Council

[Place] Provisional translation
[Date] November 3, 2022
[Source] Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet
[Full text]

Just now I convened a meeting of the National Security Council (NSC). One of the missiles launched today may have been an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Accordingly, I once again gave instructions to collect and analyze information. As for more detailed information, I will have Ministry of Defense officials provide an explanation following this