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South Korea govt introduces ban on citizens' travel to North Korea

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posted on May, 24 2010 @ 08:27 AM
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South Korea govt introduces ban on citizens' travel to North Korea


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TOKYO, May 24 (Itar-Tass) - The South Korean government has introduced a ban on the travel of its citizens to North Korea, except the minimal number of business trips to the joint industrial complex Kaesong and to the resort zone on Mount Kumgangsan. This decision has been made within the framework of sanctions introduced in connection with the sinking of the Cheonan corvette, South Korean Unification Minister Hyun In-taek said at a press conference in Seoul on Monday.

The joint resort complex on Mount Kumgangsan had earlier attracted large number of South Koreans. However, the trips were s
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posted on May, 24 2010 @ 08:27 AM
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In addition to the restrictions, South Korea announced:


“From now on, the Republic of Korea will not tolerate any provocative act by the North and will maintain a principle of proactive deterrence,” the president said in a nationally televised address made at the War Memorial of Korea in central Seoul. “If our territorial waters, airspace or territory are militarily violated, we will immediately exercise our right of self-defence.”


This situation is teetering on the brink, the South is also resuming sending propaganda messages via radio targeted at North Korea..

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posted on May, 24 2010 @ 08:37 AM
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A country banning travel to another is one of the first steps to having a war. These are the small level threats to show business, and I don't think anyone is going to want to look weak. It will eventually come to an inevitability, but lets not hope for that.

I have so many worries.



 
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