SEOUL, South Korea — The U.S. and South Korea expressed “grave concern” Monday over North Korea’s stated plan to conduct a missile or nuclear test, but they announced no specific new steps toward giving South Korea control of its own forces in the event of a North Korean attack.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the two countries agreed that transfer of wartime control would happen after the South develops a stronger capability to counter the North’s artillery force, among other steps. No timeline or further details were made public and other officials said specifics w...
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