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11/03/2013 North Korea cuts the phone line with South Korea

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North Korea cuts off hotline with South Korea

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N. Korea Cuts off Hotline with S. Korea

North Korea severed a hotline with Soul, after South Korean and US troops launched a joint military exercise. Pyongyang saw the maneuvers as provocative invasion rehearsal. They announced the scrapping of the 1953 armistice that ended the Korean war and voiding any peace pacts between them and the South.
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