8th Regional Coast Guard and South Korean Marine Accident Training Canceled at the request of South Korea at 12:12 on November 22

The 8th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture, said that the training for maritime accidents scheduled to be held at the end of this month jointly with the South Korean Maritime Police Agency was canceled at the request of the Korean side. Revealed.

The 8th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters conducts joint drills with the Korean Maritime Police Agency almost every year, which is about 180 kilometers off the Oki Islands in Shimane Prefecture on this 27th month. I was planning to launch a rescue ship.

However, on the 20th, the Korean side contacted “I would like to cancel the training due to work circumstances” and that the cancellation was decided.

The 8th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters said, “We are not in a position to comment on whether or not we have suffered from the deterioration of Japan-Korea relations. .

On the other hand, the 7th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters in Kitakyushu is conducting a joint drill with the Korean side last month off Tsushima in Nagasaki Prefecture as scheduled.