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S. Korea may allow DPRK family visits

12-20-2011 18:45 BJT

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The South Korean government has offered its condolences to the people of the DPRK, and says it’s considering allowing some South Koreans with ties to the North to visit family members. Meanwhile, South Korea’s Defense Minister says all movements by the DPRK military are being carefully monitored.

Yu Woo-ik, S. Korean Unification Minister said "We will make a careful decision on visits to the DPRK, taking into account the past, current and future South-North relationship and the national psyche. Related departments are discussing this right now."

Kim Kwan-jin, S. Korean Defense Minister said "Currently, there's no specific movement by the DPRK military. With close cooperation by the US, our military is thoroughly monitoring the DPRK military's movement. We're strengthening our security against the DPRK, and we’re making sure that our military position is one of full readiness."

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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