South Korea and the United States began Sunday naval exercises on a large scale with the aircraft carrier "Carl Vinson" as part of the annual exercises joint deterrence, according to army said amid escalating provocations by North Korea.
The US aircraft nuclear-powered carrier has reached the port city of Busan in South Korea on Wednesday to participate in the exercises "Foal Eagle" ongoing bilateral that will last until the end of next month.
The news agency "Yonhap" the South Korean news agency today announced the South Korean Navy saying, that as part of exercises "Foal Eagle", there will be joint naval exercises starting Sunday until next Saturday to prepare for any potential Astfsazat from the north in the waters around the Korean peninsula. Besides Carl Feinsn, the destroyer "Seweh Ryu Seung - Ryong" as well as 60 ships and submarines of the two countries will participate in the maneuvers.
In addition to training deterrence "Foal Eagle", which began on the first of March / March, is also in training, "the main solution," a computer-based exercises and lasts for two weeks.
For its part, Pyongyang has long been condemning the exercises as ready for invasion despite assurances from Seoul and Washington that the drills defensive in nature, according to Yonhap.