05 June 2017

News Story: S. Korea, New Zealand to deepen defense ties

SINGAPORE, June 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Sunday it has agreed to intensify military cooperation with New Zealand, especially on North Korea.

The agreement came at a meeting between Defense Minister Han Min-koo and his New Zealand counterpart Mark Mitchell held on the sidelines of the 16th Asia Security Summit here.

The minsters were of the same opinion that the North's nuclear tests and missile launches pose a "direct threat" to the world beyond the Korean Peninsula, according to Seoul's defense ministry.

They strongly denounced Pyongyang for its continued ballistic missile firing.

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