News (Upper Intermediate)

5 March, 2003
North Korean Planes Buzz US Spy Plane

You will hear a story about an incident between North Korea and the US. Listen and put in the missing words.

A US spy plane flying over International airspace in the Sea of Japan was joined on Sunday morning by four North Korean jets. The jets were armed with missiles. They the plane for 20 minutes coming as as 15 metres.

It appears that the locked on to the US plane as target. ‘The fighters were armed’ said US Command in Hawaii.

North Korea is concerned the US will bomb their nuclear facility. and other countries are concerned about a war. The Japanese Defence Minister said North Korea’s were ‘extraordinary.’

Japan, South Korea and China hoping for a peaceful resolution to the .


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