S. Korea, US discuss further strategic deployment after North test

South Korea's Defense Ministry spokesperson Kim Min-Seok said the country was in close consultations with the US about deployment of other strategic assets on the Korean PeninsulaSouth Korea said Monday that further US “strategic assets” might be deployed to the Korean peninsula, following a flyover by a US B-52 bomber in response to North Korea’s latest nuclear test. Seoul also announced additional restrictions on the movement of its citizens to the jointly-run Kaesong industrial park, just a few kilometres (miles) over the border inside North Korea. The South has taken an uncompromising stance in the wake of Wednesday’s test, urging the international community to impose harsh sanctions on Pyongyang, and resuming high-decibel propaganda broadcasts into North Korea.

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