Pence lands in South Korea soon after failed launch by North

Pence lands in South Korea soon after failed launch by North
Vice President Mike Pence. (AP)
Updated 16 April 2017

Pence lands in South Korea soon after failed launch by North

Pence lands in South Korea soon after failed launch by North

SEOUL, South Korea: US Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in South Korea at the start of a 10-day trip to Asia that comes amid turmoil along the Korean Peninsula over North Korea’s threats to advance its growing nuclear and defense capabilities. His visit comes just after a failed missile launch by the North.
President Donald Trump’s vice president arrived in the region after North Korea celebrated the birth anniversary of the country’s late founder with a military parade.
Pence is joined by his wife and two adult daughters and will lay a wreath at the Seoul National Cemetery and join US and South Korean troops for Easter Sunday church services and a dinner.
Pence is the son of a Korean War veteran and displays his late father’s Bronze Star in his office.