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Joint Statement on Trilateral Joint Chiefs of Staff Meeting

USPACOM | Feb. 11, 2016

Joint Statement on Trilateral Joint Chiefs of Staff Meeting

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii – United States Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted Republic of Korea Army Gen. Lee, Sun-Jin, Chairman of the ROK Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Adm. Kawano, Katsutoshi, Chief of Staff of the Japanese Self-Defense Force, for a trilateral meeting in Hawaii February 10.

米韓日の軍トップによる3カ国会議 共同声明
真珠湾、ハワイ - 2月10日、ハワイで米統合参謀本部議長ジョセフ・ダンフォード海兵隊大将、韓国合同参謀本部議長李淳鎮陸軍大将、統合幕僚長河野克俊海上自衛隊海将による3カ国会議が行われました。

The session, the seventh between the Defense Chiefs of the United States, Republic of Korea, and Japan, featured discussions on trilateral information sharing and collaboration in light of the increasing North Korean nuclear and missile threats.


The ongoing discussions reflected the nations’ efforts to enhance trilateral information sharing on North Korea nuclear and missile threat. The three chiefs of defense reconfirmed that North Korea’s fourth nuclear test and long range missile launch were direct violations of U.N. resolutions as well as serious provocations against the international community and agreed to firmly respond to the acts utilizing trilateral information sharing. The senior military leaders also agreed to coordinate further on mutual security issues to enhance peace and stability in the region.