South Korean President allowed the transfer of joint military exercises with the United States at the Olympics in 2018, Tillerson of such plans does not know

The President of South Korea, moon Jae-In in interview to TV channel NBC on December 19 admitted the possibility of transfer of joint military exercises with the United States during the winter Olympic and Paralympic games 2018.

According to him, Seoul and Washington «can consider postponement of the exercise.» The President of South Korea said that made such a proposal to the American side and the United States consider.

He noted that it all depends on the behavior of North Korea.

Later that same day, U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson said that he did not know about the plans of the transfer.

During a press conference with his canadian counterpart Christ Freeland, he stressed that to carry out the exercise for a long time, they are held regularly and are announced in advance, writes The Hill.

«There is nothing surprising, and I don’t know of any plans to change what is planned,» he said.

Winter Olympic games will be held from 9 to 25 February 2018 in South Korea’s Pyeongchang, the Paralympic – from 9 to 18 March.

The Financial Times wrote that South Korea has asked the U.S. to postpone joint military exercises Key Resolve and Foal Eagle during the Olympics to reduce the probability of provocations from Pyongyang.

Since 2006, North Korea has produced six nuclear weapon tests and tens of launches of ballistic missiles.




South Korean President allowed the transfer of joint military exercises with the United States at the Olympics in 2018, Tillerson of such plans does not know 20.12.2017

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