IN KOREAN PENINSULA, STRUGGLE FOR DE-ESCALATION OF TENSION BY USA




Mustafa AY – TDO – 24.06.2018 In the wake of astonishing agreement between N. Korean Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump in Singapore, long-lasting tension in Korean Peninsula was observed to be de-escalating. It is so that on Saturday, Pentagon announced suspension of its military drill named ‘Korean Marine Exchange Program’, which scheduled for the upcoming months.

Earlier this week, Pentagon announced its another military drill named ‘Ulchi-Freedom Guardian’ indefinetely. Pentagon stated that this is a good and sincere will about how serious they stand behind the agreement. Finally, Pentagon underlied the necessity of continuation of negotiations with N. Korea since the future of Korean Peninsula depends on peace that only both sides can promote.