TRUMP SURPRISES WITH PLEDGE TO END MILITARY EXERCISES IN SOUTH KOREA

MY FIRST QUESTION IS WHETHER OUR ALLIES, THE SOUTH KOREANS, WERE CONSULTED IN ADVANCE OF SUSPENDING THESE MILITARY EXERCISES, REISS TOLD REUTERS.

TRUMP SURPRISES WITH PLEDGE TO END MILITARY EXERCISES IN SOUTH KOREA

A South Korean official said he initially thought Trump had misspoken.
Trump also said he wants "at some point" to withdraw the American troops currently in South Korea.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in spoke by phone with Trump for 20 minutes late on Tuesday, but an official readout of the call made no mention of military exercises.

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration on Tuesday that he intended to end joint military exercises with South Korea took South Korean and U.S. military officials by surprise. Current and...

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