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FCO Minister welcomes re-opening of Kaesong Industrial Complex

Following the re-opening of the Kaesong complex, Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire expressed hope for the future on the Korean peninsula.

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After months of inactivity, the area opened again for workers this morning. Hugo Swire said:

I welcome the re-opening of the Kaesong Industrial Complex today. Kaesong is a valuable confidence building measure between North and South Korea, which stands to benefit both parties. I am pleased that they have re-established their joint work. This will be an important step in building mutual trust.

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Published 16 September 2013