Trucks from North Korea cross a bridge on the border with China in this photo taken from Dandong in China's Liaoning province in September. Beijing said it would suspend all imports of coal from North Korea for at least the remainder of the year. Photo: Kyodo

Korean Peninsula set to become more volatile after China stops buying coal from North

Ban by China comes ahead of joint military exercise between US and South Korea

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Trucks from North Korea cross a bridge on the border with China in this photo taken from Dandong in China's Liaoning province in September. Beijing said it would suspend all imports of coal from North Korea for at least the remainder of the year. Photo: Kyodo
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