Peace activists denounce S. Korean-U.S. military exercise

August 17 2009

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SEONGNAM, South Korea -- Bruce Gagnon (C, front), secretary general of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, denounces the South Korea-U.S. annual joint military exercise, Ulchi Freedom Guardian, at a press conference in front of an Army base in Seongnam, south of Seoul, on Aug. 17. Participants at the rally, led by the Solidarity for Peace and Reunification of Korea, demanded South Korea and the United States bring to a halt the computer simulation training, planned to take place from Aug. 17 to Aug. 27.

(See also - full report of visit to Japan and South Korea)

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