Mike Pence in South Korea reassures allies amid tensions

US Vice President Mike Pence has reaffirmed America's commitment to keeping the Korean peninsula safe. He's in South Korea, as part of a 10-day trip in the Asia-Pacific.

    US Vice President Mike Pence has reaffirmed America's commitment to keeping the Korean peninsula safe.

     

    He's in South Korea, as part of a 10-day trip in the Asia-Pacific.

     

    Just hours before he arrived, North Korea launched a missile test but it failed.

     

    Al Jazeera's Craig Leeson has the story from Seoul.


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