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Ifang Bremer is a Seoul Correspondent at NK News. He has worked on investigations for The Guardian and The Observer and previously wrote features on Korea for Dutch newspaper NRC.
South Korea, Japan and the U.S. conducted trilateral naval exercises off the southeast coast of Jeju on Monday and Tuesday to strengthen their ability to respond to North Korean threats, according to Seoul’s defense ministry.
According to South Korea’s navy, the three countries trained to intercept North Korean weapons of mass destruction and improve capabilities to counter piracy at sea.
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