North Korea Howls About South Korea’s Christmas Lights, Forcing Shutdown
"North Korea’s so serious about mourning Kim Jong Il that it’s cancelled Christmas. That is to say, Pyongyang’s furious protests over South Korea’s plan to display Christmas lights near the two sides’ border has persuaded Seoul to cancel the display as a gesture of good will.
"Psychological warfare" is how the communist regime of North Korea described the capitalist South’s plan to switch on the lights topping three tree-shaped steel towers at Aegibong within two miles of the North-South border, reported the Daily Telegraph.
Seoul’s Unification Minister Yu Woo-Ik, who is responsible for cross-border ties, emerged from a meeting of senior South Korean officials Tuesday to announce the holiday lighting display would be postponed out of respect for the official mourning period announced by Pyongyang."
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