After the North Korean missile test; Japan and the United States held a joint exercise

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News ID: 57075
Publish Date: 10:20 - 26 May 2022
Thursday, 26 May 2022 (YJC)_ Immediately after the North Korean missile test, Japan and the United States held an air drill with the participation of eight fighters over the Sea of ​​Japan yesterday (Wednesday).

After the North Korean missile test; Japan and the United States held a joint exerciseOn the same day as the North Korean missile tests, the Japanese Ministry of Defense announced today (Thursday) that Tokyo and Washington had conducted an air drill over the Sea of ​​Japan with the participation of eight fighters.

According to the Russian news agency RIA Novosti, the Japanese Ministry of Defense issued a statement regarding the joint exercise with the United States:
The Japanese Defense Forces held a joint exercise with the United States. The aim was to emphasize readiness for a swift response based on a strong coalition of the two countries and to further strengthen the alliance between Japan and the United States.

The Japanese Defense Ministry continued its statement by emphasizing the continuation of cooperation between Tokyo and Washington, adding:
The United States Defense Forces and Army are constantly working closely together to ensure the defense of our countries and to ensure peace and stability in the region, and we are always ready for unforeseen situations. Through such exercises, the ability and desire for active participation in peace and stability in the region will be supported and strengthened.

According to the report, the exercise was held on May 25 and was attended by four US Air Force F-16 fighter jets and four Japanese Air Defense F-15 fighter jets.

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