US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis (centre) is joined by his South Korean counterpart Song Young Moo (left) and Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes. Photo: Kyodo US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis (centre) is joined by his South Korean counterpart Song Young Moo (left) and Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes. Photo: Kyodo
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis (centre) is joined by his South Korean counterpart Song Young Moo (left) and Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes. Photo: Kyodo

US, Japan and South Korea vow to step up joint air drills over Korean Peninsula

Three ministers pledge to take steps to bolster their ability to improve information sharing and strengthen responses to North Korean threats

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis (centre) is joined by his South Korean counterpart Song Young Moo (left) and Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes. Photo: Kyodo US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis (centre) is joined by his South Korean counterpart Song Young Moo (left) and Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes. Photo: Kyodo
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis (centre) is joined by his South Korean counterpart Song Young Moo (left) and Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes. Photo: Kyodo
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