S.Korea says in talks to hold joint drills with US carrier strike group

SEOUL, April 24 - South Korea said on Monday it was in talks with Washington about holding joint drills with the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group as it approaches waters off the Korean peninsula amid fears North Korea could conduct another nuclear test.
South Korean Defence Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyun gave no further details other than saying Seoul was holding discussions with the US Navy.
On Sunday, two Japanese destroyers joined the USS Carl Vinson carrier group for drills.