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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) answers questions at his official residence in Tokyo on September 15, 2017. North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific on September 15, responding to new UN sanctions with what appeared to be its furthest-ever missile flight amid high tensions over its weapons programmes. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / STR / Japan OUT (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) answers questions at his official residence in Tokyo on September 15, 2017.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific on September 15, responding to new UN sanctions with what appeared to be its furthest-ever missile flight amid high tensions over its weapons programmes. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / STR / Japan OUT        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)