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tv   Secretary Tillerson and Acting South Korean President Hwang Kyo-ahn  CSPAN  March 17, 2017 11:57pm-12:04am EDT

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trade agreement in the united states than in europe, and also in germany. i am very glad to note that apparently the sort of perspective on that has changed a little bit at least in germany, too. pres. trump: thank you very much, great honor, thank you. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2017] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit] >> across the pacific, secretary of state rex tillerson was in south korea to meet with the country's acting president. the two leaders talked about the growing threat posed by north
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korea's nuclear program. >> [indiscernible] >> [speaking korean]
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>> i would like to welcome you. -- welcome you to korea for your first time since assuming office. in the time since president trump has taken office, i had to phone conversations with president trump. i believe this is testament to the enforcement of the u.s. alliance and the partnership that we enjoy. in particular, your visit, despite the transitional situation in our domestic politics. transitional situation in our domestic politics. i believe this truly shows that the united states is with correia 100% as president trump has mentioned on numerous occasions. correia -- south korea 100%
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as president trump has mentioned on numerous occasions. [speaking korean] >> and i heard that you visited the dmv today. i hope that you were able to experience firsthand the reality of the division of the korean defense a lot, and the gravity of north korea's threat. that through your have, we will be able to
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an opportunity to reconfirm our common will to sustain and develop a strong alliance and strong consensus and posture as well as serve as an opportunity to hold in-depth discussion on the various issues. thank youtillerson: mr. president for a like me to come see you today. i'm here to express again and the ironclad alliance between the united states and the republic of korea. we both hope for security and stability in the korean peninsula. [indiscernible] secretary tillerson: i also want
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to stress the important of our cooperation,onomic and our strong alliance with security against the strong


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