SEOUL – The armed forces of the United States and South Korea on Sunday began joint voorjaarsoefening. The commencement was postponed due to the winter Olympics of Pyeongchang in February. That was done to the cautious rapprochement between North and South Korea not to thwart.
The manoeuvre ’Foal Eagle’ by 2018, for this year, but a small month instead of the usual eight weeks, do it again some 300,000 South Korean and 10,000 American soldiers. In april, as always, also the commandotraining ’Key Resolve’ of the two allies on the program.
On 27 april, the planned meeting between Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un, the leaders respectively in Seoul and Pyongyang. The two controllers talk to each other in the border town of Panmunjom on arms control on the Korean peninsula.