US, Allies Would Respond "Quickly" To North Korea If...: Blinken Warns

"We're in very close touch with our close allies and partners starting with the Republic of Korea -- also with Japan and others -- to be able to respond quickly should the North Koreans proceed with such a test," Antony ABlinken said.

US, Allies Would Respond 'Quickly' To North Korea If...: Blinken Warns

Antony Blinken said that US will act swiftly with its allies if North Korea tests nukes. (File)

Washington:

Secretary of State Antony Blinken promised Monday that the United States would respondAand was ready to adjust its military posture if North Korea goes ahead with a nuclear test.

"We're in very close touch with our close allies and partners starting with the Republic of Korea -- also with Japan and others -- to be able to respond quickly should the North Koreans proceed with such a test," Blinken told reporters alongside his counterpart from South Korea, formally known as the Republic of Korea.

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