Australia says end to South Korea-US war games not a certainty

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Julie Bishop, the foreign affairs minister, says stopping military exercises was not in the joint US-North Korea declaration

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The Australian government has cast doubt over whether Donald Trump has suspended military exercises with South Korea, noting that was not part of the joint declaration between the United States and North Korea.

On Wednesday the foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, said the suspension of war games – a surprise concession offered by the US president on Tuesday night that caught South Korea by surprise – was not in the official declaration but “the president spoke about it in answer to a question at a press conference”.

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