June 20, 2021

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S.Korean Assembly expects N.Korean human rights bill soon

Parties expected to discuss disagreements over leaflet launches, ministry prerogatives

A North Korea human rights bill, discussed for 11 years in the South Korean National Assembly but never passed, may finally be about to become law.

Moon Jae-in, chief of the opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD), on Wednesday said that his party’s differences with the ruling Saenuri Party over the bill are slight and could be bridged within a day.