December 13, 2019

South Korea, U.S. must “remain flexible” on joint military drills: Esper
Planned exercises could be adjusted to support diplomacy with North Korea, U.S. defense chief suggests
South Korea and the U.S. need to “remain flexible” on joint military drills in order to not close off the possibility of making diplomatic progress in denuclearization negotiations with the North, the U.S. Secretary of Defense stressed on Friday.Speaking during a joint news conference following the 51st Security Consultative Meeting (SCM) in Seoul, Pentagon chief Mark Esper said he and