South Korea and the US have begun joint naval drills. The series of military exercises will last until Wednesday.
|The U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington leaves for joint naval|
and air drills with South Korea at a naval port in Busan, South Korea, July 25, 2010.
South Korea and the United States on Sunday began their large-scale joint military
drills off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula as scheduled. (Xinhua/Yonhap)
The first joint exercise involves the aircraft carrier U.S.S George Washington in the waters off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula. The two allies plan to stage more drills in the region in both the Yellow Sea and the East Sea.
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