* Image source & caption: Xinhua News Agency, Oct. 25, 2010
(* Informed at the StopNATO mail list, Oct. 26, 2010)
'South Korean people hold a protest against the Missile Defense (MD) system, in front of the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul, South korea, on Oct. 25, 2010. The South Korean Defense Ministry said on Saturday that it has planned to strengthen cooperation with the United States in its anti-missile defense system to maintain peace and security on the Korean Peninsula, although it does not plan to join the U.S. system. (Xinhua/Park Jin-hee)'
* 국문 성명서는 여기 또는 여기를 가시길.
* For the whole Korean joint statement, go to HERE or HERE.
성명서 요약 Statement summary
1. 한국의 MD가 미국 MD의 하위체계로 편입되는 것은 필연이다!
1.[If ROK joins the MD], it is inevitable that the ROK MD (KAMD) would be incorporated into the sub system of the US MD!
2. 한국의 MD 참여는 핵전쟁 위험을 높이고 대미 군사적 종속과 막대한 비용 부담을 초래한다!
2.ROK’s involvement in the MD heightens the danger of nuclear war and cause the military subjugation to the US and tremendous cost charge!
3. 백해무익한 MD 참여 검토 즉각 중단하라!
3.Immediately stop the examination on the involvement in the MD that does more harm than good!
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Monday, October 25, 2010
[국문] Text Fwd: [Cheong Wook Sik] Would the MB government eventually be fallen toward the swamp of ‘MD’?
MB 정부, 결국 ‘MD의 늪’으로 빠져드나?
Saturday, October 23, 2010
Would South Korea join the United States Missile Defense system?
남한은 미국의 미사일 시스템에 참여할 것인가?
* Image source: Pan-Korean Alliance for Reunification of Korea, South Korea branch, Oct. 25, 2010
-Civic organizations’ joint press interview denouncing the remark by Kim Tae-Young, Minister of National Defense who said that he was examining the involvement in the MD system [on Oct. 23, 2010]-
Stop the examination on the involvement in the Missile Defense that heightens the danger of nuclear war in the Korean peninsula and Northeast Asia!
In front of Ministry of National Defense, 11am, Oct. 25, 2010
* All the below image & video sources: Solidarity for Peace And Reunification of Korea, Oct. 25, 2010
in the Korean peninsula!
No MD that deepens the military subjugation into the US!
No MD that carries out the forceful absorbing unification!
We denounce [the President] Lee Myung-Bak who accepted the US demand of the MD involvement!