TOULON, France (Reuters) - France’s defense minister warned on Tuesday that North Korea could develop ballistic missiles that reach Europe sooner than expected.
“The scenario of an escalation towards a major conflict can not be discarded,” Florence Parly said in a speech to the French military.
“Europe risks being within range of (North Korean President) Kim Jong Un’s missiles sooner than expected,” she said.
Reporting by Cyril Altmeyer; writing by John Irish; Editing by Leigh Thomas
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