Seoul to supply compensation to spy brokers throughout Korean War – Seoul News

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The Ministry will supply 10 million gained (US$8,400) every to the civilians who labored for the models, together with the Korea Liaison Office (KLO), from 1948-1953, as they’ve been excluded from the compensation listing due partly to limits in confirming their advantage in international operations, Yonhap News Agency reported citing the officers as sayign.

During the warfare, the US army recruited Koreans to glean on-the-ground info in North Korean areas, together with Hwanghae and Pyongan provinces, as high-tech tools, reminiscent of spy satellites and high-altitude drones, weren’t obtainable at the moment.

The army mentioned it plans to ship the compensation cash within the close to future, as many potential recipients are aged 85 or older.

Families of the deceased can even apply for the compensation.

The choice got here years after the National Human Rights Commission of Korea suggested that Parliament and the army ought to put together new guidelines to acknowledge KLO veterans in 2007.

Seoul and Pyongyang, in the meantime, technically stay at warfare, because the Korean War ended with an armistice and a peace treaty has by no means been signed.

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