"Japan-Korea Cooperation Important Against China's Threat" US Marine Corps Top August 21, 12:18
The heads of the US Marine Corps visiting Japan hold a press conference, and the three countries of Japan, the United States and South Korea collaborate to counter the threats of China and North Korea as the relationship between Japan and South Korea cools down such issues as export control. The idea that deepening is important.
Last month, General Burger, who became the head of the US Marine Corps, has been visiting Japan since the 19th and held a conference in Tokyo on the 21st.
In this, General Burger said, “The United States, Japan, and South Korea are able to deal with this problem because there is a common perception that North Korea is a short-term threat and China is a long-term threat. It is important for each unit to train at the highest level, ”he said, indicating that Japan-US-ROK cooperation is important even as Japan-Korea relations cool down over issues such as export control.
On that basis, the agreement for the two countries to share and protect confidential security information = GSOMIA is due for automatic renewal on the 24th of this month. And it ’s important to be able to share it, ”he said, appealing the need to extend the agreement.
As for China, after showing a sense of caution in activities in the South China Sea, etc., “Two-thirds of the Marine Corps units are deployed in the Indo-Pacific region. He emphasized that he would increase his involvement in the Indo-Pacific region to compete with China.