Yonhap News Agency, Seoul, November 24th. South Korea’s Ministry of National Defense stated on the 24th that Defense Minister Lee Jong-seop, who is attending the 9th ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus) in Cambodia, introduced the Korean version of the Indo-Pacific strategy and the Ministry of Defense’s aim at the meeting on the 23rd. Maintain the policy direction of peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region, and call on all parties to work together to urge North Korea to denuclearize. Lee Jong-sub emphasized that North Korea’s continuous launch of ICBMs and other types of missiles, while preparing for its seventh nuclear test, poses a serious threat to the peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula and the international community. North Korea's continuous nuclear and missile provocations will only make the security situation on the Korean Peninsula more unstable, and will also have a negative impact on the peace and stability of the Indo-Pacific region. Lee Jong-seop called on all parties to support and help guide North Korea to dismantle its nuclear program and return it to the track of dialogue.
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