Skip to Content

Monday, February 19th, 2018
U.S., South Korea begin joint drills amid tension after defection

U.S., South Korea begin joint drills amid tension after defection

Closed
by August 23, 2016 Regional News

 

SEOUL (Reuters) – The United States and South Korea kicked off annual military exercises on Monday, prompting warnings of retaliation from the North, as already-heightened tension on the peninsula has been inflamed by the defection of a Pyongyang diplomat.

North Korea has become further isolated after a January nuclear test, its fourth, and the launch of a long-range rocket in February brought tightened U.N. Security Council sanctions that Pyongyang defied with several ballistic missile launches.We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

Previous
Next
%d bloggers like this: