What to make of Seoul’s rapid response to Kim Yo Jong’s leaflet-halt request
Rapid response could indicate other inter-Korean activities are on the horizon
Early Thursday morning brought a rare public statement from Kim Jong Un’s younger sister, Kim Yo Jong. Speaking as first vice department director of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party, Kim demanded an end to anti-DPRK leafleting activities launched from South Korean territory and promised active countermeasures if Seoul does not halt the practice.
Kim’s demand that Seoul halt leafleting activities across the inter-Korean border brought a rapid response from the Ministry of Unification (MOU). Claiming that leafleting may potentially destabilize the peninsula, the MOU said the same morning that legislative work is planned
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