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U.S., South Korea suspend more drills to bolster North Korea diplomacy

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and South Korea have suspended upcoming joint air defense drills to give diplomatic efforts with North Korea “every opportunity to continue,” the U.S. military said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter jets take part in a joint aerial drill exercise called ‘Vigilant Ace’ between U.S. and South Korea, at the Osan ...

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On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – South Korea’s president spoke of “heart-warming” moves toward peace on the Korean peninsula on Wednesday, a day before he is expected to relay an invitation to Pope Francis to visit North Korea. South Korean President Moon Jae-in sits with Italian cardinal Pietro Parolin at the end of a special mass for peace in the Korean peninsula ...

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North Korea leader sincere, must be rewarded for move to abandon nuclear weapons: South Korean president

PARIS (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is sincere and really means to abandon nuclear weapons, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told a French newspaper, adding that the international community needed to reward him for that. FILE PHOTO – South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walk during a luncheon, in this photo ...

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South Korea’s Moon optimistic about end to Korean War

Image copyright Getty Images South Korean President Moon Jae-in has told the BBC that it is only a matter of time before the US and North Korea declare an end to their state of war on the Korean peninsula. The war ended in 1953 with an armistice but a peace treaty was never signed. Mr Moon, the son of North ...

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