-South Korea exercises should also be cancelled due to their financial costs to the United States. "Suspending major military exercises is exactly what North Korea has been asking for, so for President Trump to make this concession this early in the process will get the negotiation process started on the right foot".
Last year's Ulchi Freedom Guardian went on for 11 days in August and involved about 17,500 USA and 50,000 South Korean troops.
Asked what role did Seoul see for India in this bid for lasting peace in the Korean Peninsula, she said, India's role is important, because "we seek full support" from whole global community, including India.
North Korea's artillery guns have little to do with its nuclear weapons program, the elimination of which is the stated goal of all recent North Korean diplomacy.
South Korea urged North Korea on Wednesday to present a plan with concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on its leader Kim Jong Un as he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in a visit created to convey the countries' growing closeness.
North Korea denied Friday that it had planted land mines that injured two South Korean soldiers last week and prompted Seoul to restart propaganda broadcasts across the border for the first time in 11 years.
The announcement says all planning for the exercise has been stopped.
India had welcomed the United States-Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) Summit as a "positive development", saying it has "always supported all efforts to bring about peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula through dialogue and diplomacy".
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"Our position is very much that until we get concrete action (toward complete denuclearization), (the U.N.) Security Council sanctions need to be in place and faithfully implemented", Kang Kyung-wha said at a press conference in Seoul.
Good-faith and confidence-building measures, she argued, wouldn't necessarily "undermine the sanctions regime".
Moon said bilateral economic cooperation between South Korea and Russian Federation could expand into areas such as agriculture, fisheries, shipping ports and shipbuilding under what he defined as the "nine bridge economic cooperation", a concept he unveiled last September at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.
The South Korean leader gave to understand that large-scale trilateral transport infrastructure and energy projects between Russian Federation and the two Koreas might be among the topics of his talks in Russian Federation.
The Ulchi-Freedom Guardian drills are the largest annual U.S. China is North Korea's most important diplomatic and economic backer but has been angered by its nuclear and missile tests.
The U.S. -South Korean exercise calendar hits a high point every spring with the Foal Eagle and Max Thunder drills, which both wrapped up last month.
Kim and Trump agreed on complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in return for security guarantees for the DPRK.
Inter-Korean talks are also continuing to ease tensions and increase cooperation.