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S. Korea Urged to Reject U.S. Demand

S. Korea Urged to Reject U.S. Demand

Pyongyang, (KCNA) -- The U.S. deputy assistant defense secretary "requested" the south Korean authorities to dispatch additional troops to Iraq at the 4th meeting of "allies' policy consultative council" of south Korea and the U.S. Commenting on this, Minju Joson today says:

The U.S. seeks to use young and middle-aged Koreans as cannon fodder in Iraq as it did during the Vietnam war of aggression. This is an intolerable criminal act that adds to its crimes.

The south Korean authorities have already dispatched over 670 soldiers of medical and engineering units to Iraq in April despite strong opposition and rejection at home and abroad.

Their intention to dispatch more troops to Iraq can not but be a pro-U.S. act of treachery as they force their own fellow countrymen to fall victim to the U.S. war of aggression.

The group of the Grand National Party who have always watched for a chance to please the U.S. is now praising the additional troop dispatch to Iraq as a "positive step."

This has brought into bolder relief its true colors as a "foreign party" and a "branch of the U.S. Republican Party in south Korea" as it betrays the nation and serves the U.S.

The south Korean authorities should not yield to the U.S. unreasonable pressure but withdraw their troops already dispatched to Iraq without delay and take an independent measure of rejecting the demand for additional dispatch.

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