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Tense Standoff Continues for 60th Year in Korean DMZ

The tense situation on the Korean peninsula may be the world’s most urgent security challenge. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman visited one of the conflict's most recognized flashpoints: Panmunjom in the Korean demilitarized zone.
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A North Korean soldier peering into South Korea in the Joint Security Area, April 17, 2013. (VOA/S. Herman)
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A North Korean soldier peering into South Korea in the Joint Security Area, April 17, 2013. (VOA/S. Herman)

Three South Korean soldiers looking into North Korea, April 17, 2013. (VOA/S. Herman)
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Three South Korean soldiers looking into North Korea, April 17, 2013. (VOA/S. Herman)

A South Korea soldiers straddles his country and North Korea inside the T2 conference room, April 17, 2013. (VOA/S. Herman)
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A South Korea soldiers straddles his country and North Korea inside the T2 conference room, April 17, 2013. (VOA/S. Herman)

North Korea's Panmungak Building in the Joint Security Area, April 17, 2013. (VOA/S. Herman)
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North Korea's Panmungak Building in the Joint Security Area, April 17, 2013. (VOA/S. Herman)

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