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UN Group Vows to Pressure North Korea on Abductees

The United Nations has vowed to continue working on the issue of North Korean abductions of South Korean nationals - regardless of how long it takes. “Enforced disappearances cannot be justified for any reason whatsoever,” said Ariel Dulitzky, who chairs the U.N. Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances. He told VOA’s Korean service that his group recently asked Pyongyang to confirm the whereabouts of 12 South Koreans. “The crime of enforced disappearances is a...

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