Top US diplomat Mike Pompeo flies to South Korea to explain Trump war games decision

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www.independent.co.uk—The US president's announcement shocked many - including South Korea

US to stop 'war games' in South Korea, Trump says. The US military will stop "war games" on the Korean Peninsula, US President Donald Trump said Tuesday, as he announced details of his discussions with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The numerous military exercises carried out each year by the US and South Korean militaries have been consistently cited by Pyongyang as a US rehearsal for war, and a reason it needs to build a nuclear arsenal. "Under the circumstances that we're negotiating a very comprehensive complete deal I think it's...