US-S. Korea alliance ‘as robust as ever’: S. Korea foreign minister

Seoul (AFP) – The US-South Korea alliance remains “as robust as ever”, Seoul’s foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha said Thursday, two days after President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement that Washington will halt its joint military drills with the South.

“The alliance between South Korea and the United States is as robust as ever,” Kang said at a press conference in Seoul.