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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Resumption of Combined Exercises


Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis and the Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Song Young-moo have agreed to resume the annual combined exercises including Foal Eagle and Key Resolve which were deconflicted with the schedule of the Olympic Games.  The exercises are expected to resume April 1, 2018, at a scale similar to that of the previous years.

The United Nations Command has notified the Korean People's Army on the schedule as well as the defensive nature of the annual exercises.

In accordance with the previous practices, the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission will observe the exercises to confirm their compliance with the armistice agreement.

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