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Peninsula For Peace: South Korea Sends Sanctioned Material to North Korea

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South Korea has sent 1 billion won ($893,239.96) worth of sanctioned material to North Korea, customs data showed on Friday, raising concern ties with the United States could be damaged as the South pursues cooperation with the North. South Korea transferred about 113 tonnes of materials and equipment including steel, copper, nickel and water heaters to North Korea in June and July, according to customs data released by opposition lawmaker Cheong Yang-seog. Last month, South Korea’s customs agency said three South Korean firms imported coal from North Korea disguised as Russian products in violation of U.N. resolutions.

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A nation begins to reconcile with trade after decades of separation from a civil war, and I'm not sure it could harm US trade prospects.  Don't try to find the black lining on every cloud.

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Few big steps forward... North Korea and South Korea walk gether at the opening ceremony of the Asian Games. This is a good path for the Reunification of Korea

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Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flow charts. It is about one life influencing another. It's time for normal life there.

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The Korean war caused the death of 1 million people and after many dark years, it looks the sun's coming

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In terms of the threat from the north, I see only the nuclear rhetoric changing. The world -- and especially S. Korea -- wishes it was more of a change occurring in the regime there. Is more happening in the north than the wish?

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