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Release No: 879-08
October 17, 2008

Korea-U.S. Security Meeting Joint Communique Announced

            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Lee Sang-hee issued a joint communiqué today following the 40th Republic of Korea U.S. Security Consultative Meeting (SCM).
 
            Gates and Lee led their respective delegations, which included senior defense and foreign affairs officials. The R.O.K.-U.S. Security Consultative Meeting joint communiqué can be found at:  http://www.defenselink.mil/news/40THSCMJointCommunique.pdf.