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S. Korea to North: You Can't Just Scrap Armistice

US calls threats 'hyperbolic'

(Newser) - South Korea has some news for North Korea: You can't just go scrapping the armistice on your own. Legally speaking, both sides must declare the armistice invalid, according to Seoul, which called on Pyongyang to dial down the rhetoric. South Korea wants to "absolutely keep the armistice agreement,... More »

N. Korea Threatens to Kill Korean War Ceasefire

As US-China proposal on new sanctions goes to UN today

(Newser) - The US and China have settled on a new round of sanctions against North Korea, and Pyongyang is responding by ratcheting up its usual bluster, threatening to cancel the 1953 ceasefire that ended the Korean War if sanctions go forward and US-South Korean military drills that began March 1 continue.... More »

Why US Is Still (Sorta) at War With North Korea

(Newser) - The US says North Korea’s recent nuclear test is an obstacle to a “peace treaty formally ending the Korean War,” which gives pause to Juliet Lapidos, writing for Slate. “Wait, we’re still at war with North Korea?” The armistice that ended hostilities in 1953 was... More »

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