The United States and South Korea wrapped up military drills at the centre of soaring tensions with North Korea, as Pyongyang ignored a new overture over a flagship joint industrial zone.
South Korean armoured vehicles cross a temporary bridge during a river-crossing military drill on April 1, 2013. The United States and South Korea wrapped up joint military drills that infuriated North Korea, raising hopes for an easing of cross-border military tensions.
The two-month-long "Foal Eagle" air, ground and naval field training exercise -- which involved more than 10,000 US troops along with a far higher number of South Korean personnel -- had infuriated Pyongyang.
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