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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry travels to Asia later this week for talks on how best to deal with threats of war from North Korea. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports on what the United States is hoping for from China.
The Yellow Sea is a military flashpoint between North and South Korea. Naval skirmishes between the two nations have erupted over the years and in 2010 Pyongyang attacked one of the South’s islands there. In recent weeks, tensions have risen on the Korean Peninsula as North Korea has responded to new sanctions on its nuclear program with increasing threats. Residents of another island say they are worried about what could happen. Reporter Jason Strother has this report from Baengnyeong island.