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North Korea rejects South Korea's message on detainee

Updated: 2014-02-28 PM 9:56:26 (KST)
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We begin with the latest on a South Korean captive in North Korea.
Seoul's unification ministry says North Korea has so far refused to accept a message regarding a South Korean missionary who has been detained by the North since October.
The ministry said it tried on Friday afternoon to send a message urging Pyongyang to release Kim Jeong-uk and to ensure his safety until repatriation.
North Korea released video footage Thursday of a press conference in which Kim claimed to be a South Korean spy.
Kim said he entered North Korea four months ago with the aim of buiding an underground church in the North Korean capital.


Reporter : ssung86@arirang.co.kr

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