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Japan said it will team with the US for 'specific action' against North Korea

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UPDATE 8:59 a.m. EST:  Trump said North Korea has shown "great disrespect" for China.

ORIGINAL STORY:  Following North Korea's latest missile test, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would take "specific action" with the U.S. to deter North Korea.

"As we agreed at the recent G7, the issue of North Korea is a top priority for the international community," Abe said to reporters, according to Reuters. "Working with the United States, we will take specific action to deter North Korea."

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe holds his G7 closing press conference, in Taormina, southern Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. A summit of the leaders of the world's wealthiest democracies has ended without a unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to remain in the Paris climate deal. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)

This missile launch comes a week after North Korea launched another mid-range ballistic missile.

A short-range missile fired from a site near Wonsan Airfield was detected by U.S. Pacific Command before it landed in the Sea of Japan on Sunday.

The missile was tracked for about six minutes.

The U.S. Pacific Command said it was working on a more detailed assessment of what happened  and "stands behind our ironclad commitment to the security of our allies in the Republic of Korea and Japan."

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