U.S., South Korea, Japan agree to accelerate missile tracking cooperation

SEOUL (Reuters) – Defence chiefs from the U.S., South Korea and Japan on Thursday jointly condemned North Korea’s recent test of missiles and agreed to accelerate missile tracking cooperation, South Korea’s Ministry of National Defence said in a statement.

The ministers from three countries also agreed to hold training in the near future as part of defence measures against Pyongyang’s nuclear threats.

(Reporting by Cynthia Kim; Editing by Alex Richardson)