Sunday, March 24, 2013
US sharply increased number of troops in South Korea (VIDEO)
Recent figures show that the United States has sharply increased the number of its troops in South Korea, Press TV reports.
Figures released by the US Department of Defense show that over 37,000 US soldiers are stationed in South Korea, which is roughly 9,000 more than what the two countries had agreed in 2008.
On Thursday, South Korea and the US forces successfully completed an annual war game codenamed 'Key Resolve', amid high military tension with North Korea, announcing that they would continue to maintain high alert in the wake of fresh threats of attack from Pyongyang.