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US and South Korea to end war games that angered Kim

Mar 04, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

THE US and South Korea are ending their joint annual large-scale military exercises as part of diplomatic efforts to persuade North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons programme.

Yesterday's announcement came days after Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un's summit ended without formal agreement but with both sides suggesting they would keep talking. Close to 30,000 US troops are stationed in South Korea, and their annual drills with tens of thousands of South Korean soldiers have been a perennia...