US Assistant Secretary of Defence David Shear speaks alongside Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel (right) after their meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se in Seoul on Monday. Photo: AFP US Assistant Secretary of Defence David Shear speaks alongside Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel (right) after their meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se in Seoul on Monday. Photo: AFP
US Assistant Secretary of Defence David Shear speaks alongside Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel (right) after their meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se in Seoul on Monday. Photo: AFP

US-Japan defence cooperation guideline revision helps stabilise region: US official

US officials brief South Korea ahead of the release of an interim report on defence cooperation between Washington and Tokyo later this week

US Assistant Secretary of Defence David Shear speaks alongside Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel (right) after their meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se in Seoul on Monday. Photo: AFP US Assistant Secretary of Defence David Shear speaks alongside Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel (right) after their meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se in Seoul on Monday. Photo: AFP
US Assistant Secretary of Defence David Shear speaks alongside Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel (right) after their meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se in Seoul on Monday. Photo: AFP
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