The decision was originally announced by U.S. President Donald Trump after his recent summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore, apparently as a goodwill gesture as he basked in the glow of their newfound harmony.
"South Korea and the United States have agreed to suspend all planning activities regarding the Freedom Guardian military drill scheduled for August", South Korea's defence ministry said in a statement.
While the August Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise has been suspended, White said no decision had been made on subsequent exercises. "We are still coordinating additional actions", said White.
Trump agreed to work with Kim toward complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, committed to provide the North with security guarantees and pledged to end "war games" with South Korea, which North Korea and China have long seen as provocative.
"The South Korean and the USA defense ministries would maintain close coordination to make sure there is no daylight in the combined forces' readiness posture", the ministry said. Cricket has done wonders in India and Pakistan relations, so maybe basketball can do the same for North and South Korea.
The move follows up an agreement between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in at their summit in April.
The two sides will continue discussing details through the exchange of documents going forward, the South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said. North Korea's army said such a plan would be the "height of hostile acts" and its weapons were ready to fire.
In response to the large-scale U.S. Other major combined drills include Key Resolve and Foal Eagle exercises.
A gas pipeline coming from Russian Federation to North Korea to be extended to the South is another possibility, he said.
When asked about how the worldwide community could provide incentives for North Korea, the South Korean foreign minister said there were "a lot" of measures that could be taken prior to lifting sanctions.
"Our stance is that this is not the issue that can be consulted with North Korea".
The U.S. and South Korea hold major joint exercises every spring and summer in South Korea. The U.S. and South Korea also suspended a major joint military exercise that was planned for August in what was seen as a major victory for North Korea and its chief allies, China and Russian Federation. The exercises were observed by the former head of U.S. Pacific Command, Adm. Harry B. Harris, and Gen. John E. Hyten, the head of U.S. Strategic Command.
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