ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis. (Photo by Nozomu Ogawa)
Politics

Mattis urges China to act on North Korea threat

US defense secretary calls for defeat of extremists in Iraq, Syria, Southeast Asia

MAYUKO TANI, Nikkei staff writer | China

SINGAPORE -- James Mattis, the U.S. defense secretary, urged China to act against North Korea's nuclear program, describing the Kim Jong Un regime as a "clear and present danger" to U.S. national security.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more