27 July 2017

News Story: (RoK) Defense chief vows stronger alliance with U.S.

SEOUL, July 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo on Wednesday emphasized the need for closer cooperation with the United States to handle security risks on the peninsula.

During an introductory meeting with Marc Knapper, the acting U.S. ambassador to Seoul, the minister reaffirmed his commitment to a stronger alliance.

"The current security conditions on the Korean Peninsula are graver than any other time due to the advancement of North Korea's nuclear and missile capabilities," Song told the envoy in the meeting at his office.

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