26 August 2017

News Story: S. Korean defense chief to visit Pentagon next week

SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo will visit the United States next week for talks with his American counterpart on North Korea, his ministry announced Friday.

Song is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with Defense Secretary James Mattis at the Pentagon on Wednesday during the trip aimed at confirming the strength of the alliance amid serious security conditions on the Korean Peninsula, it said.

It would be Song's first meeting with Mattis as Seoul's top defense official.

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