South Korea-U.S. Military Drills Could Use Nuclear Assets, President Yoon Suk-yeol Says

South Korea’s president said the country is discussing conducting joint exercises with the U.S. using nuclear assets, although President Biden played down the claim.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL By Dasl Yoon | January 2, 2022

Yoon Suk-yeol told a South Korean newspaper that the aim of the drills would be to practice the implementation of extended deterrence. South Korea doesn’t have its own nuclear weapons, but is protected under what is known as the U.S. nuclear umbrella.

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