North and South Korea restart idled joint factory park




 
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North and South Korea restart idled joint factory park
 
September 16th, 2013  
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North and South Korea restart idled joint factory park
PAJU, SOUTH KOREA (Reuters) - South Korean workers crossed into North Korea on Monday as the joint Kaesong industrial zone restarted operations five months after being shuttered by rising military tensions and threats of war. The Kaesong factory park, a rare symbol of inter-Korean rapprochement, has sat idle since April after North Korea pulled out its 53,000 workers and was restarted amid a thaw in ties that has seen the two Koreas hold talks. Hundreds of South Korean trucks and trailers loaded with raw materials crossed into the North. Workers lined up to exchange money into U.S. ...




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