02 Apr '15, 3am

Japan's defence minister denies aliens had entered nation, in response to Parliament query

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TOKYO (AFP) - Alien spaceships have never entered Japanese airspace, the country's defence minister has told parliamentarians, after being questioned about a possible aerial invasion by little green men. General Nakatani said the nation's war planes can be scrambled whenever there is a report of an unidentified flying object (UFO) but, so far, they had not encountered visitors from space. "When the Air Self-Defence Force detects indications of an unidentified flying object that could violate our country's airspace, it scrambles fighter jets if necessary and makes visual observation," he said. "They sometimes find birds or flying objects other than aircraft but I don't know a case of finding an unidentified flying object believed to have come over from anywhere other than Earth." Gen Nakatani, a sober politician with a reputation for thorough understanding of his brief, was...

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