Stories Tagged 'Military drills'
Nepal Army has withdrawn from the controversial Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) level military exercise following the prime minister’s direction on Friday.
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Less than three days before the first joint military exercise of the armies of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) member countries starts in Pune, India, the Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali said there has been no deal on the drill because other member states, including Nepal, opposed it.
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All is not well within the Nepal Communist Party as leaders of the ruling political group appear sharply polarised over the issue of Nepal’s participation in a joint military drill of BIMSTEC member states scheduled to commence in India next week.
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South Korea
North Korea demanded Monday that rival South Korea cancel annual military drills with the U.S. this summer to promote an atmosphere for reconciliation ahead of the Asian Games.
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