North Korea condemns new military drills between South Korea and United States

North Korea on Thursday attacked ongoing joint military exercises between Seoul and Washington as an “open challenge” to moves towards peace on the Korean peninsula.The US and South Korea agreed on Sunday to replace two major war games which take place every spring – the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle drills – with a shorter “Dong Maeng” or “Alliance” exercise that started this week.The move was designed to further ease tensions with the North following the dramatic detente since early 2018.There…