September 29, 2020

Seoul seeking to verify reports 12 workers brought to ROK against their will

Ministry of Unification reports it has been unable to meet face-to-face with women

The South Korean government on Friday said it is seeking to ascertain the truth behind local media reports that 12 North Korean restaurant workers who arrived in the ROK in 2016 were brought against their will.

In comments made during a regular press briefing, Ministry of Unification (MOU) spokesperson Baik Tae-hyun was asked to comment on a report by South Korea's left-leaning JTBC network broadcast on Thursday.