December 05, 2023

UN Command, South Korea pledge ‘united’ response if North Korea attacks

ROK and 17 UNC member states hold first-ever meeting of defense chiefs, stressing role in maintaining peace

The top defense officials of South Korea and 17 United Nations Command (UNC) member states held their first-ever meeting in Seoul on Tuesday, presenting a united front against North Korea and pledging to jointly respond to any “armed attack.”

Holding the ROK-UNC Member States Defense Ministerial Meeting was one of President Yoon Suk-yeol’s top security pledges during his election campaign last year.