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North Korea cuts peace hotline as South begins military drills | guardian.co.uk

South Korea has begun annual military exercises with the US and says the North has apparently cut off a hotline used to maintain the armistice that Pyongyang has recently repudiated over nuclear test sanctions.

After the start of the drills, South Korean officials said their northern counterparts didn’t answer two calls on the hotline between the sides, apparently following through on an earlier vow to end non-aggression measures.

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