Japanese Defense Minister: US and South Korean Military Training Important

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atynews.com – Japan through its Defense Minister commented on the plans of US president, Donald Trump who will stop training with his military.

Quoted from Reuters page, Wednesday (06/13/2018) This was delivered directly by the Japanese Defense Minister, Itsunori Onodera.

Japan says it wants to get certainty about this news and will confirm it directly with Doland Trump.

“We want to find understanding about this between Japan, US and South Korea,” he said.

He also said that military exercises with the United States and Japan are also very important for South Korea. Given that North Korea can at times fire its missiles.

Trump earlier made an announcement about the termination of joint military exercises during an unprecedented meeting on Singapore’s Sentosa Island yesterday where he and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un signed a “comprehensive” agreement, beginning a process of denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.

“We will stop the war games that will save a lot of our money, unless and until we see the negotiations in the future do not work as we should, but we will save a lot of money, plus I think it is very provocative,” Trump said.