South Korea, US stage largest amphibious landing drills in five years

South Korean and US Marines take part in a joint drill at a training range in Pohang, South Korea, 29 March 2023, as part of the ongoing South Korea-US Ssangyong amphibious landing exercise that began on 20 March. EFE-EPA/YONHAP SOUTH KOREA OUT

Pohang, South Korea, Mar 29 (EFE).- South Korea and the United States conducted amphibious assault drills on Wednesday for the first time in five years, exhibiting their nimble marines and war equipment in a high-spirited action as a warning to North Korea’s ostentatious military prowess. The two military allies began the Ssangyong (double dragon in … Read more

Beijing raises tone, accuses US of ‘creating crises’ to ‘contain’ China

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang attends a joint press conference with Egyptian foreign minister in Cairo, Egypt, 15 January 2023. EFE/EPA/KHALED ELFIQI/FILE

By Jesus Centeno Beijing, Mar 7 (EFE).- China denied Tuesday having sold arms to Russia, said its close relationship with Moscow is not a threat to other countries and panned the United States during the first public press appearance of new Foreign Minister Qin Gang. Qin, who took office in December, gave a nearly two-hour … Read more