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Seoul holds military drills on contested islets

Amid bitterly sour bilateral relations, and only days after axing an intelligence-sharing agreement with Tokyo, Seoul conducted its largest military drills ever on and around a pair of Korean-garrisoned islets that are also claimed by Japan. With South Korea’s Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard deploying around the islets, 10 vessels, including […]