Korea-US joint military exercises will last four days to practice freedom of the seas offense and defense and other subjects
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SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Xinhua correspondent classes Wei) 28, South Korea and the United States began in the Korean West Sea (Yellow Sea) held a joint military exercise. The joint exercise will last for four days.
According to the communique released USFK Command, United States, “George Washington” aircraft carrier, and the “Cowpens” missile cruiser “Manchester Tim” will take part in exercises such as guided missile destroyers. In addition, South Korea will send a “King Sejong” Aegis destroyers, guard boats, frigates, combat support ship, participated in anti-submarine aircraft. The exercise will mainly focus on air defense and water fighting capabilities.
South Korean military official said, the exercise intensity increased more than originally planned. During the exercise, the escort aircraft carrier battle groups and conduct air defense, offensive and defensive exercises freedom of the seas.
24 USFK Command, said the exercise is defensive nature of the exercise, in 23 well prior to the shelling incident plan.
South Korea and North Korea 23 pm in the disputed “northern boundary” shelling near each other.
27 Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi and Russian Foreign Minister, respectively, and Japanese Foreign Minister on the current situation of the Korean Peninsula, said the phone, maintaining peace and stability on the peninsula the common interests of all parties. Both South and North Korea urged the parties concerned should be sure to keep calm, exercise restraint, to dialogue and contacts, not to take action to intensify the contradiction. All parties should make joint efforts to cool down the situation as soon as possible to effectively prevent the recurrence of conflict.