WASHINGTON – The U.S. and South Korea beginning on 1 april in their annual military exercises in South Korea. This has the Us department of Defense announced. The timing is remarkable, because at the end of that month, a summit planned between the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in and his North Korean colleague Kim Jong-un. North Korea sees the military exercises are traditionally considered a provocation.
South Korean border post. North Korea sees the military exercises are traditionally considered a provocation.
Normally find the exercises in march, but in connection with the Olympic Winter games were this year postponed. Washington as well as Seoul call the drills, involving more than ten thousand American and 290.000 South Korean troops to participate in, routine. North Korean state media suggest that the Korean peninsula “to the brink of war” to push.