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S Korea-US drill cut short by a month: Seoul defence ministry

AFP  |  Seoul 

A delayed joint military exercise between and the US will be cut short by a month, a defence ministry said today, as the diplomatic thaw with North intensifies.

"The Foal Eagle exercises will be held for a month in April due to a delay caused by and as each military has its own schedule," the told AFP.

Last year the drills were conducted for two months through March to April. This year's exercises were delayed to avoid clashing with the Pyeongchang in the South last month.

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First Published: Tue, March 20 2018. 11:20 IST