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First Look US and South Korea will likely suspend major military drills

The news of an expected halt of the exercises came after a week of signs that Seoul and Washington were open to their suspension. Under the agreement, drills would restart if North Korea does not denuclearize, reported South Korean news agency Yonhap.

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South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of "large-scale" military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearize, news agency Yonhap said on Sunday.

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