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North Korea ceasefire threat

North Korea has said it will scrap its ceasefire with South Korea if they and the US continue with military drills, the KCNA news agency said. The ceasefire has been in place since the end of the Korean war in 1953.

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North Korea threatens South Korea and US

North Korean leader Kim Jung Un. Credit: Reuters

The Korean People's Army Supreme Command spokesman said North Korea would scrap the the armistice signed in 1953 if the South and United States continue with two-month long annual military drills, according to the KCNA news agency.

The armistice ended a three-year conflict between North and South Korea with a truce rather than a treaty.

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