South Korea launched a military drill Monday with the United States against a simulated North Korean invasion, even as tensions between Seoul and Pyongyang eased after a series of breakthroughs.
A South Korean soldier during joint military exercises with the US on August 21, 2012. Fresh exercises, known as Ulchi Freedom Guardian drill, involve more than 80,000 South Korean and US troops
Defence Ministry officials confirmed the exercise was underway from early Monday morning.
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