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Opposition to war in the Korean Peninsula grows

Image: US Department of Defense - Public Domain

The escalating war of words between the USA President Trump and the North Korean Chairman Kim, is dangerously increasing tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

Given the destruction that the USA military caused in North Korea during the war in the early 1950s, and its use of nuclear weapons on Japan in 1945, there is widespread fear among working-class communities that another devastating war could break out.

Asia Pacific Currents talk to Wolsan Liem, Director of International and Korean Peninsula Affairs of the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers' Union (KPTU), about the increasingly tense situation and how working class organizations are reacting to this and working against the outbreak of a new conflict.

Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia

Image: US Department of Defense - Public Domain

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