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S. Korea, U.S. kick off annual joint training exercises amid Pyongyang's threats Updated: 2014-08-18 03:58:48 KST

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South Korea and the United States kick off their annual military exercises on this Monday.
The computer simulation aided joint Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills, which run through next Friday, mobilizes roughly 50-thousand South Korean and 30-thousand U.S. troops.
The main purpose of the exercise is to maintain security on the Korean peninsula, while upholding joint defense capabilities between the two allies.
This year, the exercise will involve the testing of a new "tailored" strategy -- which is aimed at deterring the North's nuclear weapons or weapons of mass destruction.
Pyongyang has condemned the exercises, warning of (quote/unquote) "merciless, pre-emptive" attacks on Seoul if it goes ahead with the drills.
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