North Korea prevents South's workers from joint industrial park

North Korea prevented South Korean workers from entering a jointly run industrial park today, adding to tensions after saying it will restart a mothballed nuclear plant.

3rd April, 2013
South Korean soldiers on patrol near the Demilitarised Zone.

North Korea prevented South Korean workers from entering a jointly run industrial park today, adding to tensions after saying it will restart a mothballed nuclear plant and threatening to attack its southern neighbour.

Workers aren’t being allowed access to the Gaeseong zone for the first time since 2009, though they’re being allowed to leave, South Korean Unification Ministry spokesman Kim Hyung Suk said. North Korea said on March 30th it may shut the park in...

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