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US, South Korea start low-key joint military drills after North Korean missile tests

Monday, August 5, 2019

The United States and South Korea began joint military exercises on Monday but kept them low-key to avoid provoking North Korea, which has warned the drills could derail efforts to resume nuclear negotiations. The allies declined to officially announce the two-week exercise had begun or provide details, but several officials confirmed they were underway. The quiet start was in sharp contrast to past years, underscoring the desire of Seoul and…