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Letter to Minister Kang Kyung-wha on Mine Clearance in the DMZ and the Mine Ban Treaty

Kang Kyung-wha Minister of Foreign Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs 60, Sajik-ro 8-gil Jongno-gu, Seoul 03172 Republic of Korea   RE: Mine clearance in the DMZ and the Mine Ban Treaty   Dear Minister Kang Kyung-wha, I am writing on behalf of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, 1997 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, regarding recent initiatives to demine certain areas of the Korean Demilitarized Zone. While we recognize as a positive step the joint effort with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to remove mines from the Joint Security Area and Arrow Head Hill, we note that those areas…

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