US, South Korea begin joint military exercises
South Korea and the United States have begun their annual joint military exercises in the Korean peninsula.
According to a Pentagon spokesman, the Foal Eagle field exercises involving combined ground, air, naval and special operations troops will continue for a month.
He said the computer-simulated Key Resolve will be held for two weeks starting in mid-April.
The spokesman said the joint drills would involve about 23,700 U.S. troops and 300,000 South Korean forces. AP