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N. Korea: Pyongyang demands massive aid at talks on family reunions (Roundup)
DPA ^ | 10/27/10

Posted on 10/27/2010 8:13:12 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

Pyongyang demands massive aid at talks on family reunions (Roundup)

Oct 27, 2010, 15:48 GMT

Seoul - North Korea on Wednesday tied the holding of regular reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War with substantial food aid from South Korea, the Unification Ministry in Seoul said.

North Korea sees the aid 'as a kind of condition,' a ministry spokeswoman said.

Pyongyang requested 500,000 tons of rice and 300,000 tons of fertilizer at the final day of two-day talks between the two neighbours' Red Cross associations, which ended in the North Korean border town of Kaesong without an agreement.

The South Korean Red Cross does not have the authority to approve such a request and the government must look into it, Kim Yong Hyun, the leader of its delegation to the talks, was quoted as saying in Kaesong by South Korean media.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fertilizer; food; nkorea; pyongyang
Outrageous hostage game continues. They demand a tribute to commemorate the ascension of Kim Jong-eun.
1 posted on 10/27/2010 8:13:14 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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2 posted on 10/27/2010 8:13:55 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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NK regime doesn’t want the rice to keep their people from starving. They need to rice to keep their people from revolting.


3 posted on 10/27/2010 8:16:24 AM PDT by AU72
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To: AU72

Indeed.


4 posted on 10/27/2010 8:24:38 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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I’d give ‘em only as much rice as they can stick up their rear orifice.


5 posted on 10/27/2010 12:37:24 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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