North Korea Blocks South from Jointly Run Factory

South Korea Koreas Tension

South Korea Koreas Tension

Amid high tension in the region, North Korea has prevented South Korean workers from entering a jointly run industrial park.

FOX News Radio’s Simon Owen reports:

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North Korea has begun blocking South Koreans from accessing a factory complex jointly run by the two countries just inside the North Korean border.

It had been a rare example of cooperation between the North and the South, continuing to operate during previous spells of high tension.


He’s a South Korean turned away from his job at a sewing machine factory. He says everyone is nervous.

This closure comes a day after North Korea said it would restart a nuclear reactor to boost its bomb-making program.

In London, Simon Owen, FOX News Radio.

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