14 noiembrie 2019

North Korea raises stakes after Esper says US may ‘adjust’ military exercises

stripes.com

SEOUL, South Korea — The United States may adjust military exercises in South Korea for the sake of diplomacy with the North, the defense secretary said, as the communist state warned that it’s running out of patience for the U.S. to soften its denuclearization demands. Defense Secretary Mark Esper made his comments to reporters traveling with him to Seoul, where he is due to hold alliance talks with senior South Korean officials on Friday. Washington already has canceled or reduced the scope [...]