Pentagon: Not Yet Known When Joint Exercise will Resume

Write : 2018-01-13 14:00:32 Update : 2018-01-13 14:05:54

Pentagon: Not Yet Known When Joint Exercise will Resume

The U.S. Department of Defense said Thursday that the date for the South Korea-U.S. joint military exercise hasn't been fixed. 

South Korean and U.S. leaders earlier agreed to postpone the joint drill until after the PyeongChang Olympics.

In a briefing Thursday, Pentagon chief spokesperson Dana White was asked about when the drills will resume. She said it will be after the Olympics but a date isn't known, saying those matters are not known in advance. 

Joint Staff Director Lieutenant General Kenneth McKenzie who was also present at the briefing said he will not use the term "delay."

He said South Korea and the U.S. have chosen to deconflict and adjust the timing of some of those activities because of the Olympics and the Paralympics.

He said it was an adjustment due to an important event on the Korean Peninsula and the exercise will resume.

Spokeswoman White said the department has deconflicted the exercise but maintains a "full arsenal of options for the president."

  • RSS
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • print
  • list
  • Top
prev  prev  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 next
Internet Radio On-Air Window to KBS WORLD Radio Window to KOREA
2018 Inter-Korean Summit
North Korea Inside
청취자 만족도 조사 결과 -E
Let's Learn Korean (Mobile)
More Service
KBS World Radio On-Air
  • KBS World Radio On-Air
  • On-Air app is specifically designed for quick and easy access to audio services for KBS World Radio programs in 11 languages.


2 / 4