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  1. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea, US to conduct joint military drill

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 05:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea and the United States on Saturday said they would launch an annual military exercise later this month, routinely denounced by North Korea ... in the South. About 30,000 US troops, including most of those based in the South plus 3,000 from overseas, are taking part in the drill, a CFC spokesman said. More than 50,000 South Korean troops ...

  2. News - Asia - KOREA

    Red Cross chief visits Koreas to discuss reunions

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 02:50pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... to be increasingly open to reducing the tensions marked by a North Korean nuclear test, war threats and annual military drills by Seoul and Washington. The Koreas have agreed to move toward reopening a jointly run factory park closed since April, and North Korea’s criticism of US-South Korean training exercises this week was milder in tone than its statements on past drills. But analysts say ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea leader wants talks with North on industrial park

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Pyongyang has said re-starting the complex would require Seoul to cease all “hostile acts and military provocations” including joint South Korea-US military drills.   ... complex closed by military tensions. In a cabinet meeting, Park instructed the Unification Ministry to offer Pyongyang discussions on the Kaesong complex, which lies 10 kilometres (six miles) ...

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    North Korea lays out tough pre-conditions for talks

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 01:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... to South Korea-US joint military drills. The list of demands, which came from the North’s top military body, kicked off by insisting on a general apology for all “provocative acts” taken against ... for the current crisis. The other main bone of contention has been ongoing joint South Korea-US military drills, which have involved the deployment of nuclear-capable B-52s and B-2 stealth bombers. Both ...

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    Seoul approves first North Korea aid since rocket launch

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 03:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... South Korea-US military drills and to United Nations sanctions imposed after its February nuclear test. South Korea halted government food and fertiliser shipments to the North after former ... South Korea on Friday approved the first shipment of humanitarian aid to North Korea since military tensions spiralled after Pyongyang’s rocket launch in December and nuclear test last ...

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    Politics intrude at emotional Korean family reunion

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 06:42pm by AFP

    ... joint military drills that begin on Monday. In an apparent goodwill gesture, Seoul on Friday approved the shipment by two private aid groups for close to US$1 million worth of tuberculosis ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREA

    Koreas resume Kaesong talks amid fading hopes

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... of talks, as neither side wants to be seen as first to leave the negotiating table. Details of the Ulji Freedom Guardian military exercise have not been announced, but the drill usually begins ... to salvage Kaesong as tensions are likely to heighten again next month, when the South is set to hold an annual military exercise with the US. “They remain miles apart over who is responsible ...

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    Kerry warns North Korea against conducting nuclear test

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:23pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... occur,” the private nonproliferation group said. On Monday, the South Korean and US militaries kicked off three days of exercises off the Korean Peninsula’s east coast that involve live-fire exercises, naval manoeuvres and submarine detection drills. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the manoeuvres are part of regular joint military training that the allies had scheduled before ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREA

    North Korean missiles ready for military parade

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 11:50am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea has mobilised a variety of missiles in preparation for a massive military parade later this month to mark the 60th anniversary since the end ... agency said. It quoted a South Korean military source as saying short and mid-range missiles were seen installed on mobile launchers. The South’s defence ministry declined to confirm the report. ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREA

    US says North Korea cutting of military hotline ‘provocative’

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 08:46am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... a military hotline with Seoul. During a call with his South Korean counterpart Kim Kwan-Jin, Hagel “reaffirmed the strength of the alliance, which has been, and continues to be, instrumental ... of Korea, especially during this time of heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula.” The two allies signed a new military pact last week to boost a joint response to any aggression from the North. ...




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