John Kerry arriving in South Korea
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North Korea crisis: Kerry in Seoul for talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in South Korea for talks on the escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Mr Kerry is discussing the crisis with President Park Geun-hye and his South Korean counterpart as well as US military commanders in the country.

Diplomats say Mr Kerry's three-day trip had been planned for some time, and also includes Beijing and Tokyo.

John Sudworth reports.

  • 12 Apr 2013
  • From the section Asia
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