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US military to strengthen ties with S. Korea

01-05-2012 16:15 BJT

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U.S. forces based in South Korea have pledged to maintain a strong alliance with their host country. The statement of support comes amid rising concerns about the situation in the DPRK following the death of Kim Jong-il.

Lieutenant general Jan-Marc Jouas said, "Despite the changes and questions that the future holds, our alliance will only continue to grow stronger. The scope and level of our alliance cooperation will continue to broaden and deepen, based on common values of democracy, market economy, mutual trust and the strong ties between the American and Korean people."

 

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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