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Thursday, June 30, 2011

North Korea defection statistics – 2011

The number of North Korean defectors who entered South Korea this year numbered around eleven-hundred at the end of May.

This is up 14 percent from the same time last year.

A Unification Ministry official on Monday told reporters that the rise is considered unusual given the North has tightened border security.



KBS

1 comment:

  1. hoping for a better life for the defectors...

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