US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for military training exercise


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A nuclear-powered United States aircraft carrier has arrived in South Korea ahead of a three-way exercise involving South Korean and Japanese forces. The countries are stepping up their military training to cope with North Korean threats, which have escalated with its alignment with Russia. Advertisement The arrival of the USS Theodore Roosevelt strike group in Busan came a day after South Korea summoned the Russian ambassador to protest over a pact reached between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week that pledges mutual defence assistance in the event of war. An F-18 fighter aircraft...