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(Reuters) - North Korea has rescinded an invitation for a senior U.S. official to visit Pyongyang to seek the release of imprisoned U.S. missionary Kenneth Bae, a State Department official said on Sunday, adding that American civil rights activist Jesse Jackson had offered to go to Pyongyang to try to free Bae.
"We are deeply disappointed by the DPRK (North Korean) decision - for a second time - to rescind its invitation for Ambassador (Robert) King to travel to Pyongyang to discuss Kenneth Bae's release.
(Reuters) - The United States and South Korea will hold their annual joint military drills from February 24 to April 18, the combined forces command that oversees the allies said on Monday, and Pyongyang had been notified of the plan.
Last year, North Korea threatened nuclear attacks against the United States and its allies at the height of tensions coinciding with the U.S. and South Korean drills.
reply to post by Wrabbit2000
That guy was an idiot in the first place for trying to be a missionary in NK. If that's really what he was doing there.
The best he can hope for is Kim will lighten up a bit and let him go which is doubtful considering the military activities on his border.