the top defense officials from South Korea and the u.s. have agreed to postpone their joint wintertime air drills to support diplomacy with North Korea the announcement came after a meeting between host defense minister hong jong-du and US Secretary of Defense mark ESPA this was on the sidelines of the ASEAN defense ministers meeting
Seoul and Washington will hold a combined arrow drill as they usually do during the winter season in mid-november but the exercise will be scaled back this is largely seen as part of efforts to leave room for nuclear diplomacy with North Korea Kim Jiyeon explains further the Pentagon has made its intentions clear on
Japan, the neighboring country of Korea, is going to hold a ceremony this week to proclaim the enthronement of Emperor Naruhito. South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon is scheduled to visit Tokyo to attend the event. This week Korea Now will look into the Emperor of Japan, the symbol of unity of the Japanese people.