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Joint Chief of Staff says Japan's cooperation needed to deal with N. Korean issues Updated: 2014-03-12 07:56:20 KST

Seoul and Tokyo's relationship has soured over recent months and years due a range of historical and territorial issues, but South Korea's top military officer has stressed the importance of cooperating with Japan on security issues in the face of continued threats by North Korea.
Speaking to reporters in Washington Tuesday, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Choi Yun-hee said South Korea, the U.S., and Japan must form a tight trilateral partnership to deal with the constant and unpredictable threats posed by the North Korean regime.
He added that the South Korean military remains on firm combat readiness despite Pyongyang's recent peace offensive.
Choi is on a week-long trip to the U.S. on the invitation of his American counterpart General Martin Dempsey for talks on security issues facing the Korean peninsula.

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