Obama pays tribute to US veterans of the Korean War

Sixty years on from the Korean War, President Obama has paid tribute to US troops who were sent to the aid of South Korea.

During his speech, he quoted a marine who he said spoke for millions when he said: "Thank God it is over".

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60 years since Korean War

Korean War veterans will gather at the National Arboretum near Lichfield in Staffordshire today to marks 60 years since the end of the war.