South Korea’s Defense Minister talks with US Navy Chief on security and other issues


South Korea’s Defense Minister talks with US Navy Chief on security and other issues

IANS | Edited By : IANS | Updated on: 28 Oct 2021, 02:40:02 PM

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Seoul: South Korean Defense Secretary Suh Wook held talks with US Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro on Thursday. During this talks, they discussed the security of the Korean Peninsula, bilateral alliances and other issues.

After a recent series of North Korean missile launches, and advancing joint efforts to resume talks with Pyongyang, Seoul and Washington ensured their defense preparedness, Yonhap News Agency reports, according to the Defense Ministry. There were talks between Defense Minister Suh and Navy Secretary Del Toro.

During the meeting, del Toro expressed the hope that the US and South Korea will work together to ensure stability and prosperity in Northeast Asia and maintain international order in the Indo-Pacific, the ministry said.

The Secretary also said that the close cooperation between the Navies and Marine Corps of the two countries would help develop the alliance further.

The trip includes visits to Japan and other parts of the Indo-Pacific region.

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First Published : 28 Oct 2021, 02:40:02 PM

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