Concern over the North Korean nuclear programme (including its Hwasong-12 missiles, such as the one pictured in an August 2017 photo) led to National Security Council advisers floating a limited strike on North Korea as a warning. When the planned US ambassador to South Korea privately objected, the post was taken away from him, sources claim. File photo: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP

US drops planned South Korean ambassador ‘because he disagreed with attack on North Korea’

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Concern over the North Korean nuclear programme (including its Hwasong-12 missiles, such as the one pictured in an August 2017 photo) led to National Security Council advisers floating a limited strike on North Korea as a warning. When the planned US ambassador to South Korea privately objected, the post was taken away from him, sources claim. File photo: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
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