October 01, 2023

U.S. hoping to resolve North Korea tensions without a war: JCS chief

U.S. preparing military option in case diplomatic and economic efforts fail, Dunford says

The Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said on Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula should be resolved “without a war,” the South Korean presidential office said in a statement.

General Joseph Dunford and South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a close to 50-minute meeting from 1630 Seoul time, Blue House spokesperson Park Soo-hyun told media.