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The Yalu River marks the North Korean-China border. Since UN forces were not officially at war with China (despite the fact China was an active participant in the conflict), UN forces were unable to continue their advance.

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communist Chinese troops crossed the Yalu and attacked the advancing UN forces

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Q: Why did UN forces stop pursuing North Korean forces at the Yalu River?
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