Sending leaflets to North Korea is worth the risk, defector-lawmaker says | NK News
July 25, 2024
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Sending leaflets to North Korea is worth the risk, defector-lawmaker says

North Koreans' "right to know" outweighs possible negative impact on inter-Korean relations, Ji Seong-ho tells media

The South Korean government should allow launches of balloons carrying anti-regime leaflets into North Korea, recently-elected lawmaker and defector Ji Seong-ho said Thursday, arguing the benefits of spreading information outweighed the risks to inter-Korean relations.

Speaking at his first press conference with foreign correspondents in Seoul since his election in April, Ji Seong-ho responded to news that the South Korean government was planning legislation to better prevent activists sending the leaflets to the DPRK.

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