Japan's chief Cabinet spokesman Yoshihide Suga speaks about North Korea during a regular press conference at the Prime Minister's official residence in Tokyo Monday, April 8, 2013. On Monday, amid reports North Korea is preparing a missile launch or another nuclear test, Japanese officials said they have stepped up measures to ensure the nation's safety. "We are doing all we can to protect the safety of our nation," said Suga, though he and defense ministry officials refused to confirm the reports about the naval alert, saying they do not want to "show their cards" to North Korea. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE

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Japan's chief Cabinet spokesman Yoshihide Suga speaks about North Korea during a regular press conference at the Prime Minister's official residence in Tokyo Monday, April 8, 2013. On Monday, amid reports North Korea is preparing a missile launch or another nuclear test, Japanese officials said they have stepped up measures to ensure the nation's safety. "We are doing all we can to protect the safety of our nation," said Suga, though he and defense ministry officials refused to confirm the reports about the naval alert, saying they do not want to "show their cards" to North Korea. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE
Japan's chief Cabinet spokesman Yoshihide Suga speaks about North Korea during a regular press conference at the Prime Minister's official residence in Tokyo Monday, April 8, 2013. On Monday, amid reports North Korea is preparing a missile launch or another nuclear test, Japanese officials said they have stepped up measures to ensure the nation's safety. "We are doing all we can to protect the safety of our nation," said Suga, though he and defense ministry officials refused to confirm the reports about the naval alert, saying they do not want to "show their cards" to North Korea. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE
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