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Dagyum Ji was a senior NK News correspondent based in Seoul. She previously worked for Reuters TV.
A planned upcoming joint military drill by the U.S. and South Korea could impact North Korea's willingness to hold planned working-level negotiations over its nuclear program, Pyongyang's foreign ministry warned on Tuesday.
In two statements carried by the country's state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the North's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) slammed the upcoming 19-2 Dong Maeng exercise as a violation of last year's DPRK-U.S. agreement in Singapore.