S. Korea, Japan, US carry out missile defense drills

S. Korea, Japan, US carry out missile defense drills
# 17 April 2023 07:16 (UTC +04:00)

South Korean Navy reported on Monday that Seoul, Tokyo and Washington held trilateral missile defense military exercises in the East Sea, APA reports citing Teletrader.

"This was an opportunity to strengthen security cooperation among the South, the US and Japan against the North's advancing nuclear and missile threats, and firm up our Navy's capabilities to respond to ballistic missile launches," the Navy was quoted as saying by Yonhap News.

The three countries previously made an agreement to carry out regular military drills amid worries over Pyongyang's recent behavior.

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