South Korea Cancels Annual Drill With U.S.

South Korea says it is canceling an annual government mobilization drill this year as part of a suspended joint exercise with the United States but would hold a version of that drill later on its own.

The suspension of the drill was announced by the South Korean ministers of safety and defense at a media briefing on Tuesday.

The drill, dubbed Ulchi, is usually held in August every year in tandem with the joint, so-called Freedom Guardian military exercise with the U.S.

Source: Jordan News Agency