US Secretary of Defense “Cooperation for North Korea and China” August 29, 07:03
The US Secretary of Defense, Esper, urged both Japan and Korea to improve the relationship between Japan and South Korea, stating that it should “cooperate in preparation for the common threat of North Korea and China”.
At the press conference on the 28th, Defense Secretary Esper asked Japan and Korea to improve the relationship this month when he visited Japan and Korea, but he pointed out that the relationship has deteriorated since then. Said.
On top of that, he said, “We three countries, Japan, the US, and South Korea are facing the common threat of North Korea and China. If we work together, we will become stronger.” .
Also, together with the press conference, the top of the US military uniform group, chairman of the Danford Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Korea decided to abolish the military information comprehensive protection agreement with Japan = GSOMIA. Although not as disappointing as the Secretary of Defense, "he said.
After that, he said, “I will continue to work to return to a positive direction,” and showed an attitude to work towards cooperation between the three countries.