4 January 2012, 21:36

US, S.Korea to hold more joint war games in 2012

US, S.Korea to hold more joint war games in 2012

The United States and South Korea will conduct more joint war games in 2012, with the relevant agreement due to be signed later this month, a South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday. Commenting on the decision, both sides pointed to a recent power transfer in North Korea which they said may exacerbate the situation on the Korean Peninsula.

The United States and South Korea will conduct more joint war games in 2012, with the relevant agreement due to be signed later this month, a South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday.

Commenting on the decision, both sides pointed to a recent power transfer in North Korea which they said may exacerbate the situation on the Korean Peninsula.

Previous years saw the two countries hold joint drills once a year.

(DPA)

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