September 26, 2023

South Korean government bars four labor union officials from visiting the North

Korean Confederation of Trade Unions says no concrete reason given for ban

The South Korean government has decided to disallow four citizens belonging to a national labor union from visiting the DPRK for an upcoming inter-Korean event, the Ministry of Unification (MOU) said on Thursday.

The Korean Council for Reconciliation and Cooperation (KCRC) is set to hold a two-day inter-Korean event at Mount Kumgang this weekend with its North Korean counterpart, the Consultative Council for National Reconciliation (CCNR).