South Korea’s Yoon vows to bolster joint military drills with US

FILE PHOTO: South Korea’s President Yoon Suk Yeol speaks during a ceremony of the 104th anniversary of the March 1st Independence Movement Day against Japanese colonial rule, in Seoul on March 1, 2023. Jung Yeon-Je/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol on Friday vowed to strengthen deterrence against North Korea’s threats by establishing a nuclear planning and implementation system with the United States.

Speaking at a commissioning ceremony for Naval academy graduates, the president also said South Korea will step up joint military drills with the United States.


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