Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi recently referred to the escalating tension between the United States and North Korea and said, “The two sides are like two accelerating trains coming toward each other, and neither side is willing to give way.” Are both sides preparing for a head-on collision?
ZoominKorea’s Hyun Lee spoke to Brian Becker on Sputnik News’ “Loud and Clear” about the danger of a potential U.S. military strike against North Korea.
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People across the U.S. mobilized on April 14-15 to demand an end to U.S. wars around the world. In dozens of cities, including New York, Oakland, Washington DC, and Atlanta, protesters rallied as part of the “Spring Action to End U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad.” In NYC, Korean Americans joined the action to express messages of solidarity and call for end to U.S. war threats in Korea.read more
April 16 marked the four-year anniversary of the Sewol Ferry Tragedy. This year, the South Korean government held its first official memorial for the three hundred four victims, who lost their lives in the 2014 disaster. 5,000 people including family members and high-level government officials attended the event to pay their respects.read more
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On April 22, 80 people blocked two military vehicles carrying hazardous material from entering the deployment site for the U.S. THAAD missile defense system. The protesters stood their ground for six hours to stop the vehicles from crossing Jinbat Bridge to the deployment site.read more