14 noiembrie 2019

US may continue to make changes to military drills in South Korea for diplomacy’s sake, Esper says

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 threatened to retaliate against the drills. Defense Secretary Mark Esper made his comments Wednesday in response to questions from reporters flying with him to Seoul for alliance talks with South Korean officials. Washington already has canceled or reduced the scope of several annual exercises after President Donald [...]