When North Korean tyrannical dictator Kim Jong-un suddenly opened up to diplomacy with the United States and South Korea, one of his demands was a military separation of the US and South Korea.
He wanted the America and South Korea to stop their joint military maneuvers and he wanted the US to pull its military presence out of South Korea.
Many feel this would leave South Korea too vulnerable again an attack from the north and advised Trump against such an agreement.
In a more that is sure to make Kim irate, the US State Department just announced that the US and South Korea has reached an agreement for South Korea to purchase up to $2.6 billion worth of military equipment and weapons.
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(Express) – THE US State Department has approved military sales worth up to $2.6 (£1.98) billion to South Korea, as North Korea shows no sign of living up to its pledge to denuclearise.
This looks set to include six P-8A Poseidon maritime reconnaissance aircraft and 64 Patriot anti-ballistic missile weapons, the Pentagon said today.
The Boeing-made Poseidon aircraft, which are used for hunting submarines and conducting maritime reconnaissance, are worth up to $2.1 (£1.60) billion, the Pentagon’s Defence Security Cooperation Agency said.
It comes amid mounting concern North Korea is not going to live up to its promise to US president Donald Trump to work towards denuclearisation.
Japan is also worried about the rogue state, led by erratic despot Kim Jong-un…
In another move to prepare for any possible aggression by North Korea, the US and Japan successfully tested Japan’s new missile defense system.
The test was conducted off the coast of Hawaii.
Japan said the upgrade of their missile defense system is necessary because they believe North Korea still has hundreds of ballistic missiles capable of reaching anywhere in Japan.
Trump says he is open to another meeting with Kim, but will this military sale to South Korea and the military assist to Japan be enough to cause Kim to reject another meeting?
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