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Guam 'all calm' despite North Korea threats: Officials

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Guam’s number two politican Wednesday rolled out the welcome mat to tourists, promising his sun-kissed tropical island is safe — despite North Korea’s threat to launch missiles toward the Pacific US territory.
TOKYO: Guam’s number two politician on Wednesday (Aug 23) rolled out the welcome mat to tourists, promising his sun-kissed tropical island is safe – despite North Korea’s threat to launch missiles toward the Pacific US territory.
Lieutenant Governor Raymond Tenorio made the comments in Tokyo where he was joined by Guam’s tourism boss Jon Nathan Denight, amid fears that Pyongyang’s sabre-rattling will hammer the key tourism industry.
Last year, Japanese tourists made up about half of the 1.5 million visitors to the island, which is about a four-hour flight from Tokyo.
“We’re one of the most protected and safe islands you’ll find in the world, ” Tenorio told reporters at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan.

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