US, South Korea officials discuss military options after North Korea ICBM launch

The top U.S. and South Korean military officials discussed military options after NorthKorea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday, a spokesman for the top U.S. general said.

Marine General Joseph Dunford was joined by the Commander of U.S. Pacific Command, Admiral Harry Harris, when they called General Lee Sun-jin, chairman of the South Korean Joint Chief of Staff.

“During the call Dunford and Harris expressed the ironclad commitment to the U.S.-Republic of Korea alliance. The three leaders also discussed military response options,” said Captain
Greg Hicks, a spokesman for Dunford.

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