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National Democratic Front of South Korea Condemns Plot to use Koreans to Kill Arabs!!!

The US pressed by the ever-increasing anti-US resistance of the Iraqi people recently demanded south Korea to dispatch combatant troops to Iraq.

The Iraqi war provoked by the US was an utterly unjust aggressive war motivated by the wicked purpose to overthrow the legitimate government of Hussein and dominate the Middle East region abundant with petrol.

The aggressive war against Iraq unilaterally ignited by the atrocious and brazen-faced US imperialists in disregard to the international law and institutions, plainly exposed the highhanded nature of the US imperialism obsessed with the ambition for world hegemony and aroused strong protest and condemnation even in the US as well as in the entire world.
Pyongyang Mission of National Democratic Front of South Korea


Add.: Munsu-dong, Taedonggang District, Pyongyang, DPR Korea

E-mail:  ndfsk@campus.ne.jp Fax: 850-2-381-4505







Pyongyang

Sept.21, 2003



Upon the authorization of the Central Committee, the NDFSK Mission in Pyongyang extends militant greetings to you.

The statement attached is published the spokesman for the NDFSK on Sept.15, 2003, to denounce the south Korean authorities' move to dispatch combatant force to Iraq.

We appeal to your organization to wage various solidarity activities (publishing statements, sending protest letters to the US and the south Korean authorities, rallies etc) to foil the south Korean authorities and the "Grand National Party"'s criminal plot to dispatch combatants to Iraq under the pressure of the US.

If you inform us readily on your solidarity activities conducted in protest to the south Korean authorities' dispatch of combatant force to Iraq, we will widely introduce them through our propaganda means and other mass media.

Here follow for your conference the websites to which the protest letters might be sent.

The White House (USA) www.whitehouse.gov

The Blue House (south Korea) www.president.go.kr



Best regards,



Zo Il-min

Representative

NDFSK Mission in Pyongyang



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Sept.15 statement of the NDFSK's spokesman



The US pressed by the ever-increasing anti-US resistance of the Iraqi people recently demanded south Korea to dispatch combatant troops to Iraq.

The Iraqi war provoked by the US was an utterly unjust aggressive war motivated by the wicked purpose to overthrow the legitimate government of Hussein and dominate the Middle East region abundant with petrol.

The aggressive war against Iraq unilaterally ignited by the atrocious and brazen-faced US imperialists in disregard to the international law and institutions, plainly exposed the highhanded nature of the US imperialism obsessed with the ambition for world hegemony and aroused strong protest and condemnation even in the US as well as in the entire world.

The bellicose US Bush administration is now trapped in a dilemma because its troops are being killed almost everyday by the ceaseless anti-US resistance of the Iraqi people even after the declaration of the end of the Iraq war and the outlay to maintain the occupying forces in Iraq is skyrocketing.

The US in a hopeless plight tries nail and tooth to cope with the situation and achieve its dirty goal by all means and, as part of it, demands other countries to dispatch combatant troops to Iraq.

Now such demand of the US has met a serious opposition of the international community which is strongly condemning and rejecting it and is even rebuffed by its allies.

However, the south Korean authorities under the coercion of the US are clamoring about considering a large-scaled dispatch of combatant troops.

It is an unpardonable US-sycophant submission that the authorities are planning the dispatch of military force which is even scrupled now by the US itself in view of the fact that last April they scarcely managed to dispatch the troops to Iraq amid strong internal and external opposition.

Still worse, the Grand National Party is working hard to realize the dispatch of troops to Iraq, claiming that it should be considered ¡°positively¡± with an ill intention to toe the US line as a cat¡¯s paw.

The GNP is in reality a group of unparalleled traitors who exist only for the US but not for our nation.

The NDFSK bitterly denounces the US move to coerce south Korea into dispatch of more troops to Iraq and the pro-US sycophants plot to dispatch combatant troops additionally in submission to the US request, branding them as criminalities against the world peace and our nation.

The authorities should meditate upon the grave consequences to be entailed from the additional military dispatch to Iraq and behave with discretion.

Our people can never tolerate the disgrace of our youngsters' being cannon fodders of Yankees in an alien land.

The patriotic people of all social strata should turn out determinedly in the nation-wide anti-US, anti-war struggle to keep the peace and security of the world and the Korean Peninsula, bring the troops already deployed in Iraq back to home at once, and decisively check the additional dispatch of combatant troops.




The Central Committee

National Democratic Front of South Korea

September 15, Juche 92 (2003)





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South Koreans against sending combatants to Iraq



Now the south Korean people are strongly resisting the US move to coerce south Korea into dispatch of combatant troops to Iraq.



¢Â On Sept.15 the Solidarity for Participation made public a statement, in which it decried that the US demand of dispatch of troops aims at laying the blame for its inhuman and aggressive war on the international society.



¢Â On Sept.16 more than 30 progressive organizations including the Solidarity for Participation and the Federation for Environmental Movement held a press conference in front of the government office building to declare that they will turn out actively in a campaign against the dispatch of combatant troops to Iraq. Meanwhile they denounced that the present government is trying to put the finishing touches to the unjustifiable aggressive war by dispatching militants to Iraq.

The above-mentioned organizations vowed to contact with foreign organizations of anti-war movement, too, in order to carry out their protest against the dispatch of troops.

At present they intend to make "opposition to sending army to Iraq" as a key theme of the large-scaled anti-war rally to be held unanimously worldwide on Sept.27.

Besides, they decided to hold a demonstration to stop the dispatch of combatant troops to Iraq before the National Assembly building in case a bill on it is passed in the Assembly of south Korea.



¢Â "Daehanmaeil"(Korea Daily), a daily newspaper published in Seoul, asserted that "the US demand of dispatching combatant troops is unreasonable" in its Sept.16 editorial.

It said: "It is reported that the US demanded our government to dispatch combatant troops additionally on a scale commensurate with the "Polish Division" possessed of independent operation capability. The Polish Division is composed of 5000~7000 soldiers. So it is made clear that the US pressed our government to dispatch troops on a larger scale than the formerly reported brigade about 3000 strong or regiment 2000 strong.

We judge that it is unreasonable for the US to compel its ally to dispatch additional troops to the Iraqi war which has already been concluded as an unjustifiable one."



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South Korean authorities plot to dispatch combatants to Iraq



For keeping public peace after the Iraqi invasion that have been concluded as an unjust aggressive war the US asked 10-odd countries including south Korea, Turkey, Japan, India, Pakistan, etc. to dispatch a multi-national force. It is reported that it urged south Korea to dispatch combatant troops on a scale of a division.

Irrespective of the unanimous objection at home and abroad the south Korean authorities are now plotting to dispatch additional troops to the extent of a division including 800 combatants of special warfare division in submission to the US.

The authorities are reported to decide the time and scale of the dispatched troops before the south Korea-US annual security meeting slated for late October, this year, especially before the south Korea and the US presidents' meeting in the APEC Summit to be held in Bangkok from October 20.

Since their barbaric invasion into Iraq, the US troops have been killed almost everyday by the incessant anti-US resistance of the Iraqi people. It is none other than a traitorous act to dispatch a lot of youth to such a place as canon fodders of the US and scapegoats of the proxy war of aggression in submission to the one-sided demand of the US.

Civil organizations and peace-loving people of various social strata including the Solidarity for Participation, the Federation of Environmental Movement, the Unified Solidarity for the Implementation of the June 15 Joint Declaration and Peace on the Korean Peninsula are waging dynamic campaign against the government and the ultra-rightist conservatives like the "Grand National Party" who are scheming to send young people to the unjust battlefield as scapegoats of US aggressors.

In order to put their objection into effect, these organizations are planning to contact with foreign anti-war movements and intend to make "opposition to sending army to Iraq" as a key theme of the large-scaled anti-war rally to be held unanimously worldwide on Sept.27.

Besides, many countries including Russia, Germany, France, India, Canada, etc. and anti-war, peace-loving forces are unanimously objecting to the dispatch of troops to Iraq and even the allies of the US are now opposing, evading and refusing the demand of the US.