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Trump, S.Korea's Moon agree to halt military exercises amid Olympics -- White House

January 04. 2018 9:12PM

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in have agreed "to de-conflict the Olympics and our military exercises" to ensure the security of the upcoming Winter Games, the White House said in a statement on Thursday.

Trump, in a telephone call, also told Moon that the United States would send a "high-level delegation" to the Olympics, the statement said. The two leaders also "agreed to continue the campaign of maximum pressure against North Korea," it added.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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