All posts tagged "OPCON"

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    Obama, Park agree to reconsider wartime command transfer

    SEOUL, April 25 (Yonhap) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye and U.S. President Barack Obama agreed Friday that the two allies can reconsider the timing of next year’s transfer of wartime control of South Korean troops from...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, shakes hands with South Korea's Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin during their bilateral meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian/Yonhap)
    Decision on OPCON transfer unlikely this year

    By Kang Seung-woo South Korea and the United States are unlikely to set a specific date this year for the transfer of wartime operational control (OPCON), said a government official, Tuesday. The OPCON handover from Washington to...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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