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US and South Korea step up moves to deter North's nuclear threat - but offer COVID-19 aid

Sky News Saturday, 21 May 2022
US and South Korea step up moves to deter North's nuclear threat - but offer COVID-19 aidAmerica and South Korea have agreed to expand military exercises to counter the threat from the North, while at the same time offering Pyongyang help to tackle its COVID-19 outbreak.
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