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April 27, 2023

US Strengthens Military Cooperation with South Korea

By Dr. Duyeon Kim

The United States will strengthen military cooperation with South Korea and has agreed to expand its nuclear commitment to the country, giving Seoul a central role in the strategic planning for the use of nuclear weapons in the event of war with North Korea.

President Biden also pledged that any nuclear attack by Pyongyang would mean the end of Kim Jong Un's regime. These very serious discussions and decisions were announced during President Yoon Suk Yeol's six-day state visit to the US marking 70 years of friendship between the two countries.

CNAS expert Dr. Duyeon Kim joins to discuss.

Watch the full interview and more from DW News.

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