All Calm in Seoul, But Some Foreigners Really Did Pack Their Bags

A tiny minority of expats in South Korea took Pyongyang's words seriously
April 10th, 2013
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SEOUL – Foreigners in South Korea were left both concerned and confused by a semi-official statement from North Korea yesterday that warned non-Koreans based in the South that they should prepare to evacuate the country in the event of an inter-Korean war.

The release of the statement, attributed to a relatively unknown North Korean organization

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James Pearson (@pearswick) was the NK News Seoul Correspondent.

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