North Korea increased its pace of developing nuclear weapons: Mattis
US Defence Secretary called for international cooperation to denuclearize Korean Peninsula.
US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said the threat from North Korea is clear and present as it has increased its pace and scope of developing nuclear weapons.
He was speaking at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.
He called for international cooperation to denuclearise Korean Peninsula.
James Mattis said the United States is encouraged by China's efforts to restrain North Korea from pursuing nuclear program.