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South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong speaks during a joint announcement with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, March 25, 2021. Ahn Young-joon/Pool via REUTERS

South Korea, U.S. draft Korean war agreement

South Korea reached a consensus with the United States on the draft for a Korean War peace treaty. The republic’s head diplomat, Chung Eui-yong, announced the agreement Wednesday, which would effectively end the decades-long conflict.