US refuses to stop military exercises on North Korean peninsula, after Russia’s plea


July 5, 2017 – Fort Russ News – 

RIA Novosti  – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

The US does not intend to refrain from military exercises in the Korean peninsula, despite the appeal of Russia and China, the Pentagon told reporters. 

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“No, we’re not going to stop,” – said Jeff Davis, on the question of whether the US is going to make some changes to the plan of joint exercises with allies in the region.

North Korea has on Tuesday tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, which fell into the Sea of ​​Japan, 300 km from the coast of Japan. In Pyongyang, the test has been declared successful. 

North Korea has repeatedly asked the US not to carry out military exercises in the area. 

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