South Korea states that it will hold more military exercises with the United States following the conclusion of a naval exercise in the Yellow Sea, despite threats from North Korea.
South Korea says it plans more military drills with the United States, despite China's disapproval and tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme.
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- South Korea and the United States cancel a joint naval drill against North Korea in the Yellow Sea, citing its previous anti-submarine training -- held from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 -- and a desire "not to irritate neighboring countries" ahead of the upcoming 2010 G-20 Seoul summit.
- The People's Liberation Army Navy commences artillery exercises in the Yellow Sea in response to those being conducted by South Korea and the United States against North Korea.
- North Korea stated that it would dismantle the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site between May 23-25 ahead of the Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un summit meeting. Furthermore, North Korea invited journalists from the United States, South Korea, China, Russia, and the United Kingdom to cover the process.
- South Korea states that North Korea is willing to hold talks with the United States on denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.
- Delegations from North Korea, South Korea, and the United States meet in the outskirts of Helsinki, Finland.