Moon says reducing military drills not an option, at least for now

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday said reducing joint military exercises with the United States was not an option for now, though it may be considered following what he called irreversible and verifiable steps by North Korea to denuclearize.

He said that North Korea's nuclear freeze and reduction of joint military exercises between South Korea and the United States cannot be linked saying that has been the official unchanged position of South Korea and the United States. Moon's remarks came after his special security adviser, Moon Chung-in, claimed Seoul and Washington may consider scaling back joint military drills staged in South Korea should the North freeze its nuclear activities.

Source: VOV5