He added that the Exercise Grand Africa Nemo 2020 is a yearly ritual that is organized by the French government in collaboration with the United States and European Union, among others.
U.S. Marines and Japan’s new amphibious brigade will practice amphibious landings on islands off the coast of Japan as part of drills this month involving 46,000 troops from both nations. The landings will take place during the Keen Sword exercise beginning Oct. 26, Indo-Pacific Command said in a statement Wednesday.
The Defense Ministry of Georgia said the joint drill, which began on Sept. 7, involved over 2,700 servicemen from Georgia, the United States, Britain, France and Poland.
Meanwhile, the U.S. navy’s EP-3E spy plane was spotted in the skies over South Korea’s capital areas Wednesday, No Callsign, a civilian aviation tracker, tweeted.
Citing officials from the administration,… multiple U.S. media reports say that the Pentagon will formally announce the cancellation in a press release on Thursday local time. South Korea’s defense ministry says the two sides are in close coordination on the issue.
As Republican leaders reacted with cautious optimism, Democrats said Trump gave up leverage by meeting with Kim and by agreeing so quickly to halting joint U.S. military „war game“ exercises with South Korea.