172054Z JUL 17
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While North Korea’s ballistic missiles are a greater threat to Japan and the US, its conventional forces are a greater threat to South Korea.




Washington Times:

South Korea on Monday invited North Korea to participate in military talks, the first formal overture by newly elected President Moon Jae-in who promised an increased diplomatic outreach to the reclusive and volatile nuclear-armed regime to the north.

North Korea did not immediately respond. Neither did President Trump, who has pursued a more hawkish policy toward North Korea and promised “very severe things” in response to recent long-range missile tests.

Mr. Moon proposed opening the talks with North Korea on July 21 in the border town of Tongilgak

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Seoul - capital of South Korea - is in the middle of the map below.

48.8° N
104.5° E
149.5° E
26.3° N

 

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Seoul, South Korea




South Korea (KR) is estimated to have a population of 50.8 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 0.5% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 1.3 million.