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South Korea dismisses Pyongyang’s peace call | Al Jazeera English

South Korea has dismissed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s calls for improved ties, urging his government to take nuclear disarmament steps first. Kim Eui-do, South Korean Unification Ministry spokesman, told reporters on Friday that North Korea should first make “sincere” efforts for nuclear disarmament, if it wanted to improve strained ties with Seoul. “In order to improve ties between ...

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North Korea gets warning over nuclear threats from top Pentagon official, who also reassures Seoul | CBS News

Seoul A senior U.S. military official visiting Seoul is sending a message to both Koreas: warning Pyongyang over recent threats and reassuring South Korea that military backing won’t be hurt by a U.S. budget debate. Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter told reporters Monday that Pyongyang’s threats would only deepen Washington’s defense commitment to Seoul. He said that includes a ...

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Nuclear War Through North Korean Eyes | Counterpunch

by NICK BOWIE There is little doubt that civilians on both sides of the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) are weighed down with anxiety as both countries carry out provocative large-scale military drills amid threats of nuclear war. North Korea has recently announced that it will no longer abide by the UN-brokered armistice that ended the Korean War with a ceasefire ...

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