South Korean peace groups say the United States is blocking inter-Korean relations and calling for the withdrawal of U.S. troops

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 South Korean peace groups say the United States is blocking inter-Korean relations and calling for the withdrawal of U.S. troops


Reference News Network reported on January 23 that anti-American slogans such as the fundamental obstacle to reunification appeared at a rally in Seoul urging the top leaders of North Korea to visit Seoul, according to the website of South Koreas East Asian Times on January 21.

South Korean media said peace groups calling on the top leaders of North Korea to return to Seoul held a rally on January 19 in a neighborhood near the U.S. Embassy in South Korea.

Among the participants in the rally, a number of people held signs that read Remove the fundamental obstacle to reunification - the US military in Korea. The participants chanted the slogan America, Tengdier now, advocating the lifting of international sanctions against North Korea and the withdrawal of U.S. troops stationed in South Korea. Others argue that it is necessary to restart Kaesong Industrial Park and Mount Kuangang tourism.

Reported that on the way to the rally, before moving to the U.S. Embassy in South Korea, paper aircraft was put into the Embassy yard. Paper airplanes are folded with letters of protest addressed to President Trump. The letter of protest calls for the dissolution of the working group set up by the governments of Korea and the United States to coordinate negotiations and practical agreements on denuclearization of the peninsula and the abandonment of hostile policies towards the DPRK.

DATA PICTURE: During the US-ROK military exercise, the US troops in Korea took a photo with the ROK soldiers. (Pictures come from the Internet)

DATA PICTURE: Korean people rallied against US troops in Korea. (Pictures come from the Internet)

A spokesman for the assembly team said: The most frequent search term for 2018 is fine particulate matter. From the beginning of national division to today, is it not the United States that influences unity like fine particles? The establishment of the Korea-US Working Group in the United States hindered the development of North-South relations. Eliminating the suffering of the separated families and uniting Korea and North Korea to achieve prosperity is the way we have to go.

The participants also performed a dance performance accompanied by the Korean song Nice to meet you (lyrics depict the hot scene of reunion between the two Koreas. The other participants sat on the ground watching them dance and shouted Nice to meet you. Several foreigners who passed the rally also took pictures of the scene with cameras.

While South Koreas peace team calls for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from South Korea, the United States and South Korea are still at odds over the allocation of U.S. military funds in South Korea. According to the Star-Spangled Banner, the United States and South Korea have not yet reached an agreement on a new U.S. military expenditure allocation plan in South Korea because the U.S. government requires South Korea to substantially increase its share of military expenditure. If no agreement can be reached in the near future, the U.S. military in South Korea may allow Korean employees working in the U.S. military to take unpaid leave indefinitely. American media speculated that the Trump government would probably want to use the withdrawal as a chip to force South Korea to increase the proportion of military expenditure. (Compiler/Vernon)

Source: Reference Message Network Responsible Editor: Huang Xinxin_NBJS7827