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US, S.Korea vow no concessions to North

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The leaders of the United States and South Korea vowed no concessions to North Korea after months of high tension, saying the burden was on the communist state to end the crisis. 

US President Barack Obama and South Korean President Park Geun-Hye attend a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 7, 2013. The leaders vowed no concessions to North Korea after months of high tension, saying the burden was on the communist state to end the crisis.

In a choreographed show of unity, US President Barack Obama and South Korean President Park Geun-Hye pledged to bolster defense cooperation and demanded that North Korea change course on its nuclear program before any new talks.

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