June 06, 2023

U.S., South Korea resume military drills following brief suspension: Pentagon

Pentagon resumes joint drills, South Korean president calls for swift reaction to DPRK provocations

The U.S.-South Korean joint military drills currently taking place on the peninsula have resumed following a brief suspension, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense David Shear said during a press briefing on Friday.

Shear told reporters that the suspension was enacted to coordinate with the South Korean military over the exchange of fire that had occurred across the North-South border on Thursday.