South Korea and the US will maintain tabletop workouts subsequent month involving the American prolonged deterrence effort because the allies transfer to raised counter the North’s nuclear threats, South Korea’s defence minister stated on Wednesday.
North Korea launched an unprecedented variety of missiles final yr, whereas U.S. officers have warned it could possibly be making ready for its first take a look at of a nuclear gadget since 2017.
Officers in each capitals stated they had been in talks to enhance joint nuclear planning and launch tabletop workouts, however the timing had not but been finalised.
“The 2 nations will maintain tabletop workouts in February underneath the situation of North Korea’s nuclear assaults,” South Korean defence minister Lee Jong-sup advised a information convention after a New 12 months coverage briefing for President Yoon Suk-yeol.
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