The annual exercises of the United States and South Korea will be held from 4 to 12 March. It is noted that the event will get a new name — DongMaeng. About it reports “Ronhap” with reference to the statement of military departments of two countries.
“DongMaeng, which means “Alliancea” it is exercises that have been converted from spring – held Key Resolve and Foal Eagle,” the Agency said in the text.
It is noted that the main purpose of the exercise is to develop including strategic and tactical aspects of military operations on the Korean Peninsula.
Earlier, the Pentagon reported that Washington and Seoul agreed to stop a series of regular military exercises.
Such a decision was made following a telephone conversation between the acting defense Minister Patrick Shanahan and his colleague from South Korea Chong Kyung-do.