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The Pentagon is expected to cancel the August military exercise with South Korea, a senior administration official says

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The Pentagon is expected to announce the next major joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea for August planned, a senior administration official told Fox News late Wednesday of the same week, President Trump said he would stop to move US war games on the Korean Peninsula.

The official said the Pentagon likely to be the formal cancellation would be announced in a press release on Thursday. Trump discussed US actions in the region, in a press conference on Tuesday after his historic summit Korean leader Kim Jong-Un meeting with the North.

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An agreement, no mention of the suspension of the war, signed by Trump and Kim on the summit games. Pentagon officials were surprised when the President referred to the war games as “provocative”, as the US military had always characterized as “defensive” in nature.

The upcoming joint U.S.-South Korean military exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian.

The exercise, which draws the ire of North Korea announced each spring — as a foal Eagle — the big live-fire exercises will be held. Officials say if North Korea is enough sub-steps, to get rid of its nuclear weapons, these exercises would go up to the next year, forward.

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The largest multilateral military exercise in Asia, is held every year in February in Thailand, known as ” Cobra Gold. Twenty-nine Nations participated in the past year — including the United States and South Korea. Preparation for a possible war on the Korean Peninsula is part of the exercise.

CNN was the first to report the plan.

Lucas Tomlinson is the Pentagon and the State Department producer for Fox News Channel. You can follow him on Twitter: @Lucas FoxNews

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