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US aircraft carrier strike group heads toward Korean Peninsula 

US aircraft carrier strike group heads toward Korean Peninsula 

LOS ANGELES, Apr. 09 (Press Shia) – The US Carl Vinson Strike Group has departed from Singapore and sailed northward to the Western Pacific ocean near the Korean Peninsula, the United States Pacific Fleet Commander announced Saturday.The deployment came amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea test-fired another ballistic missile recently, and...

US defense chief pledges to strengthen alliance with Japan

US defense chief pledges to strengthen alliance with Japan

TOKYO, Feb. 04 (Press Shia) – US Defense Secretary James Mattis wrapped up a two-day visit to Japan on Saturday, during which he reiterated his country's defense commitment to Japan and pledged to strengthen the US-Japan alliance with his Japanese counterparts.Mattis said after his meeting with Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada on Saturday the new US administration under Donald Trump...