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North Korea kicks off a military parade on the eve of the Winter Olympics in South Korea

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North Korea military paradeDamir Sagolj/Reuters

  • North Korea held a military parade, one day before South Korea's opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
  • More than 10,000 troops trained for the parade at a military airfield for several weeks.
  • It wasn't clear whether North Korea displayed strategic weapons, such as intercontinental ballistic missiles, during the parade.


SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea held a military parade and rally on Kim Il Sung Square on Thursday, just one day before South Korea holds the opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

More than 10,000 troops trained for the parade at a military airfield for several weeks and residents had practiced in plazas around the North Korean capital with bouquets of plastic flowers to spell out slogans during the parade.

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