Mattis: North Korea Isn’t Driving A Wedge Between US And South Korea

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis (2nd R) and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R) arrive for a closed briefing at the U.S. Capitol with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee August 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. The committee was briefed on "The Authorizations for the Use of Military Force: Administration Perspective." (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Defense Secretary James Mattis on Sunday quashed concerns that a recent rapprochement between North and South Korea was driving a wedge between the U.S. and its ally Seoul.

“I know that people are watching for a wedge between South Korea, Republic of Korea, in other words, and the United States. There’s no wedge there,” Mattis told reporters aboard a plane flying into Rome.


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