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South Korea in huge defence deal

19 June 2013 Last updated at 04:02 BST

South Korea has formally opened the bidding for what will be the country's largest defence deal to date.

The government in Seoul is looking to spend $7.3bn (£4.7bn) to buy 60 advanced fighter aircraft.

US companies Boeing and Lockheed Martin and the European aerospace consortium EADS are all in the running.

The BBC's Lucy Williamson reports from Seoul.