05 October 2022

S. Korea, US Discuss Ways to Respond to N. Korea's Missile Threats

  • US_Korea

Seoul, October 05 (QNA) - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the South Korean Forces, Kim Seung-kyum and his US counterpart Mark Milley held phone consultations on ways to respond to evolving nuclear and missile threats from the North.
The two sides condemned the North's IRBM launch and warned that the North would face a stronger combat posture from the allies if it continued its provocations.
They agreed on the need for trilateral security cooperation between South Korea, the United States and Japan, to counter North Korea's military provocations.
They also agreed to discuss capabilities for a military response to North Korea's nuclear and missile provocations, and to enhance the operational force of Expanded Deterrence on the occasion of the 47th Korea-US Military Commission meeting, scheduled to be held in Washington. (QNA)


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