13 Jun '18, 11pm

Top Republican on House Armed Service Committee: #USMilitary troops must remain in #SouthKorea

Top Republican on House Armed Service Committee: #USMilitary troops must remain in #SouthKorea

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Wednesday that American troops must remain on the Korean Peninsula during negotiations with Kim Jong Un over his nuclear program, even if military exercises with South Korea are suspended during those talks. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, made those comments a day after President Donald Trump announced a halt to U.S.-South Korea military exercises following his historic summit in Singapore with Kim. Trump’s announcement left some lawmakers confused and appeared to have caught some U.S. and South Korean officials off guard. “My fundamental belief is that we must maintain and strengthen our military position partly because I think that aids negotiations, partly if negotiations go sour, we are going to need it,” Thornberry told reporters about keeping U.S. troops on the Korean Peninsula. The congressman also ...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/key-lawmaker-talks-with-nort...

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