Acting Pentagon Chief Says No Need to Restore Suspended U.S.-South Korea Military Drills

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Acting Pentagon Chief Says No Need to Restore Suspended U.S.-South Korea Military Drills

According to Reuters, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplomatic efforts with North Korea.

When asked about restoring any of the major exercises, Shanahan told reporters “I don’t think it is necessary.

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Acting Pentagon Chief Says No Need to Restore Suspended U.S.-South Korea Military Drills

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