Gaeseong Industrial Complex: Possible shutdown & implications


All but seven of the remaining South Korean workers at the only joint venture with the North have returned home.

The Unification Ministry in Seoul says five people, including the chairman of the Gaeseong Industrial Development Management Committee, plus two telecommunications company employees will remain in the zone to negotiate “unresolved issues.”

North East Asia Deputy Project Director, Daniel Pinkston, joined Arirang News to give an analysis of the current situation.

Author: Daniel Pinkston

Daniel Pinkston is the Deputy Project Director, North East Asia Program. His work focuses on inter-Korean relations, domestic politics, regional security, nonproliferation and the reform process in North Korea.

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