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Nancy Pelosi stares down North Korea with visit to the DMZ


Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the heavily-fortified DMZ during her trip to South Korea on Thursday, another controversial stop after her touchdown in Taiwan. 

Her visit to the 155-mile-long, 2.5-mile-wide zone separating North and South Korea made her the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit the area since President Donald Trump met North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un there in 2019. 

Pelosi confirmed the visit by posting photos to her social media accounts and issuing a press release. She said, during her time on the border, she thanked the U.S. service members there, ‘who stand as sentinels of Democracy on the Korean peninsula.’

South Korean president Yoon Suk-yeol told Pelosi her trip to the DMZ, where North and South Korean forces stand face-to-face, was seen as ‘a sign of strong deterrence between South Korea and the US against North Korea.’

But Yoon came under fire for not meeting face-to-face with speaker, instead holding a 40-minute phone call with her because he is on summer…



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