Yonhap news agency on January 25th, South Korea’s Ministry of Defense clarified on the 25th that the so-called “South Korea and the United States have finalized the year of wartime command transfer this year” is inconsistent with the facts.
South Korea’s Ministry of Defense spokesman Fu Shengyu said at a regular press conference on the same day that according to the conditional transfer plan, South Korea and the United States are closely coordinating to promote the transfer of wartime command, and said so.
Previously, some media reported that the government completed the position of the transfer of wartime combat command within the change of office, and negotiated with the United States under the goal of finalizing the transfer of war power within the year.
Fu Shengdi said that the South Korean army maintains an indestructible joint defense posture on the basis of a strong South Korean-American alliance
And the South Korean and American militaries are holding close consultations on the implementation of the 2021 joint military exercise and the evaluation of full utilization capability (FOC).