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U.S., Japan, South Korea Hold Trilateral Security Talks

Not much is known about North Korea’s missile capabilities, but U.S. defense officials have said the Western side and Alaska can be hit by a North Korea Nuclear Missile.


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WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 – The United States, South Korea and Japan today concluded what a joint statement called a “productive and substantive” two-day security meeting here.

Officials said the meeting was held to enhance trilateral defense cooperation in light of the evolving security environment in the region.

Yoo Jeh-seung, South Korea’s deputy minister for policy, led his country’s delegation. David B. Shear, assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific security affairs, led the U.S. delegation, and Japan’s delegation was led by Tokuchi Hideshi, vice defense minister for international affairs.

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