South Korea, the US and Japan will start the real-time trilateral exchange of information about North Korea’s missile launches this year, South Korean Defense Minister Lee Jong-Sup said on June 3, Report informs referring to TASS.

“Regarding the real-time sharing of North Korean missile warning data, we decided to connect the respective information sharing systems — one run between South Korea and the United States and the other between Japan and the United States — and operate the combined one within this year,” he said, according to Yonhap.

A trilateral meeting between defense ministers of South Korea, the US and Japan took place on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue 2023 security conference in Singapore on June 3.

“While actively implementing the agreed-upon measures between the leaders of South Korea, the United States and Japan, the three countries agreed to elevate security cooperation to another level,” Lee Jong-Sup said.