South Korea May Seek Stronger Military Ties With Japan

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    Mar.21 — South Korea’s defense minister indicated the military should play a greater role beyond the peninsula and enhance ties with Japan in a trilateral alliance with the U.S. to boost security against the likes of North Korea. Only a handful of days after talks with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Minister Suh Wook exclusively spoke with Bloomberg’s Jeong-Ho Lee in Seoul. (Translated excerpts)

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    Japan is an island country in East Asia located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, Japan comprises an archipelago of 6,852 islands covering 377,975 square kilometers (145,937 sq mi); the country’s five main islands, from north to south, are Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa. Tokyo is Japan’s capital and largest city.

    Japan is divided into 47 administrative prefectures and eight traditional regions. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world, with more than 37.4 million residents.

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