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Statement on CJCS/ROK/PACOM phone call

By Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff spokesman
Capt. Greg Hicks
WASHINGTON — Subsequent to the North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch today, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., and Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, Admiral Harry Harris called the Republic of Korea Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, General Lee Sun Jin.  During the call Dunford and Harris expressed the ironclad commitment to the U.S.-Republic of Korea alliance.  The three leaders also discussed military response options.  Harris joined Dunford in his Pentagon office to make the phone call.