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Korea-US-Japan Joint Chiefs of Staff meeting… The US and Japan insist on deterring the North Korean nuclear program, but what about Korea?

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Dong-A Ilbo DB

The Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of South Korea, the United States and Japan expressed concern over the North Korean nuclear and missile threats and confirmed the importance of cooperation between the three countries, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said on the 30th. At this meeting, it is pointed out that the US and Japan have emphasized the importance of the pledge of extended deterrence and sanctions against North Korea in the face of the North Korean nuclear threat, while South Korea has shown a subtle difference of opinion by focusing on the peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula.

Joint Chiefs of Staff Won-cheol Yoo (Air Force Chief) held a meeting with US Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milly and Japanese Chief of Staff of the United States Chief of Staff Koji Yamazaki (corresponding to Joint Chiefs of Staff) in Hawaii on the 29th of last month (local time). It was only 1 year and 6 months after the meeting in Washington at the inauguration ceremony of Chairman Milly in October 2019 that the joint chiefs of the three countries were together. A military source said, “In March, information on the threat assessment of the North Korean version of the Iskander (KN-23) improved and the new submarine-launched ballistic missile, and the trend of building a new submarine was shared.”

In particular, Chairman Milly reaffirmed his fierce defense commitment to both Korea and Japan, saying, “The United States is ready to mobilize all military capabilities to provide expansion deterrence.” Emphasis was placed on implementation. Chairman Won emphasized the importance of trilateral cooperation for peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and in Northeast Asia. Meanwhile, Minister of Foreign Affairs Eui-Yong Eui-Yong, on the occasion of the G7 Foreign Affairs and Development Ministers’ Meeting held in London, UK on the 4th-5th, said Tony Bilateral talks with US Secretary of State Blincoln. It is also known that the meeting with the foreign ministers of Korea, Japan, and Korea is being promoted, but the schedule has not been confirmed. Staff Reporter Yoon Sang-ho [email protected]
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