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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 ... summit. The two Koreas have already held six rounds of fruitless talks aimed at resuming operations at the Kaesong complex, shuttered down by Pyongyang in early April as military tensions ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea forms military task force on nuclear test

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 03:30pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea’s military said on Tuesday it had formed a crisis management task force to monitor North Korea’s nuclear site ahead of an expected atomic test, which Seoul said could be imminent. “Our assessment is that North Korea has almost completed preparations for a nuclear test,” defence ministry spokesman Kim Min-Seok said, reaffirming Seoul’s ...

  5. News - Asia - KOREA

    North and South Korea to hold rare high-level talks

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 05:34pm by AFP

    ... resort. But there have been fears the North might cancel the event in protest at South Korea and the United States pushing ahead with annual joint military exercises which begin on February 24. ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREA

    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

    US joint chiefs chairman Dempsey to visit South Korea

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 11:21am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Associated Press in Washington The top US military officer, General Martin Dempsey, is adding a South Korea stop to his previously announced trip to China to meet face to face with his ... alliance. On his South Korea visit Sunday, Dempsey also will meet with the senior US commander there, General James Thurman. Thurman and the chief of the South Korean military both cancelled plans ...

  8. News - Asia - KOREA

    US ‘pivot’ to Asia cannot be derailed, Biden says

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 04:15pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... towards the Asia region in recognition of China’s growing military power. “I want to make one thing absolutely clear: President Obama’s decision to rebalance to the Pacific basin ... Washington wants its two main military allies in the region on board and undivided. But South Korea and Japan are going through one of their regular diplomatic freezes, with Park refusing to even ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREA

    Koreas resume Kaesong talks amid fading hopes

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  10. 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

    ... 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) ... 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.   ...




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