September 26, 2022

S. Korea, U.S. to postpone joint military drills until after Winter Olympics

Decision to delay exercises comes shortly after reopening of inter-Korean communication channel

The U.S. and South Korea have agreed to postpone joint-military exercises set to overlap with the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in February and March, South Korea's Presidential office said on Thursday.

According to the Blue House, Presidents Donald Trump and Moon Jae-in discussed the issue by phone, with the South Korean leader requesting the postponement and Trump accepting the proposal.