Russia Plans Joint Military Drills with N.Korea

Valery Gerasimov, the chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, said at a meeting with top brass at the Russian Defense Ministry on Friday that he would hold talks with defense ministry officials from Brazil, Cuba, North Korea and Vietnam, adding Russia would stage joint drills with those countries mobilizing its Army, Navy, and Air Force.

Cho Han-bum of the Korea Institute for National Unification said, “Russia and the North have common interests in that Russia wants to resist U.S. pressure and the North opposes the joint South Korea-U.S. exercises.”

Full article: Russia Plans Joint Military Drills with N.Korea (The Chosunilbo)

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