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US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea ahead of North Korea’s possible nuclear test

It is the first time that the giant ship has arrived in South Korea since 2017. The idea is to conduct exercises with the local navy and simultaneously indicate force against North Korea, which will be ready to carry out its seventh underground nuclear war. explosion

The United States aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan and its strike group arrived at the South Korean port of Busan on Friday, which has been interpreted as a gesture of force against North Korea,

The foregoing as a way to conduct maneuvers with the local navy in the event of a possible nuclear test by North Korea, which it has prepared for months.

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier docked at the Republic of Korea Fleet Command (the official name for South Korea) in the city, 390 km southeast of Seoul.

Ronald Reagan and his strike group, including the missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville and the destroyer USS Barry Equipped with the Aegis system, they plan to participate in joint exercises off the South Korean east coast in which the nuclear-powered submarine USS Annapolis is also expected to participate.

This exercise, the first of its kind in five yearsThey want to send a message to North Korea, which has pulled out of disarmament talks since the pandemic began and mired in plans to modernize weapons.

Ronald Reagan’s deployment follows a summit last May between South Korean President, Yoon Suk-yol, and his US counterpart, Joe Biden, which resulted in a commitment that Washington would deploy a “coordinated and” strategic asset on the Korean peninsula. When necessary” depends on Pyongyang’s actions.

The last time the Ronald Reagan, the only aircraft carrier that the US has deployed overseas (its base port is in Japan), was in September 2017 on the peninsula to rehearse operational scenarios with South Korean forces, after which tensions were fully engulfed. had increased from Last North Korean nuclear test ever.

Seoul and Washington now want to send a message of strength to the prospect that the northern regime will conduct a new nuclear test.

Military intelligence of both allies believes Pyongyang has been prepared for months to execute What would be its seventh underground nuclear explosion at its Pungye-ri test center (North East of the country).

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea ahead of North Korea's possible nuclear test

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