South Korea, US begin naval drills amid nuclear tensions

South Korea and the US have begun three days of…

South Korea and the US have begun three days of naval exercises in what is being seen as a show of force aimed at North Korea.

The scheduled drills, involving a US nuclear submarine, come after North Korea said it was planning to carry out its third test of a nuclear device.

The US and South Korea have promised “significant consequences” if it goes ahead with the underground explosion.

The North has criticised the naval drills as “war-mongering”.

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