Mike Pence to visit Asia-Pacific with North Korea in mind

The US Vice President Mike Pence is set to embark on a 10-day tour that will include South Korea and Japan. The White House says Mike Pence will use his trip to highlight America's "continued commitment" to its allies in the region.

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    The US Vice President Mike Pence is set to embark on a 10-day tour that will include South Korea and Japan.

    The White House says Pence will use his trip to highlight America's "continued commitment" to its allies in the region.

    The tour comes as tensions between the US and North Korea rise.

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington DC.


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