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South Korea says it will hold drills with US as planned

01-16-2014 16:42 BJT

South Korean Defense Ministry has said annual joint drills with the United States will go ahead as planned. This is despite demands from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea that they halt the drills, and threats of retaliation against any hostile moves.

"We will conduct Key Resolve and Foal Eagle exercises as planned. If North Korea actually commits military aggression at what is a normal exercise we conduct as preparation for emergencies, our military will mercilessly and decisively punish them." Kim Min-Seok, Spokesman of South Korean Defense Ministry said, "We urge North Korea to take a sincere attitude and actions over its nuclear issues before condemning our annual defensive drills."


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