Mattis said that the U.S. does not plan to abandon military exercises with South Korea during the winter Olympic games

The US does not intend to abandon military exercises with South Korea during the winter Olympic games. On 29 December at the briefing said us Secretary of defense James Mattis, reported the press service of the Pentagon.

«I do not consider the question of suspension of the exercise. This issue should be addressed by both countries. I’ll put them on pause for the diplomatic solution, or something like that. But while I don’t expect», – he said.

Since 2006, North Korea has produced six nuclear weapon tests and tens of launches of ballistic missiles. After another test on 29 November 2017, the North Korean leader Kim Jong UN said that the country has completed the establishment of nuclear forces.

On December 19 South Korean President moon Jae-In made the possibility of the transfer of joint military exercises with the United States during the winter Olympic games. On the same day U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson said that he did not know about such plans.

Winter Olympics in South Korea will be held from 9 to 25 February 2018.




Mattis said that the U.S. does not plan to abandon military exercises with South Korea during the winter Olympic games 30.12.2017

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