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South Korea's ex-president “unilaterally ordered” shutdown of inter-Korean complex

South Korea's ex-president “unilaterally ordered” shutdown of inter-Korean complex

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SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- South Korea's impeached ex-President Park Geun Hye ordered the shutdown of the inter-Korean Industrial Complex last year, a government report showed Thursday.The report revealed the findings of a Unification Ministry panel tasked with reviewing the previous administration's North Korea policies, including the closure of the Kaesong Industrial Complex. The nine-member committee was launched in September this year, according to News 1.Located just above the inter-Korean border, the Kaesong factory zone hosted a total of 124 South Korean companies. More than 54,000 North Korean workers were hired to produce clothes, utensils and other labor-intensive goods.Three days after the North's rocket launch on February 7, 2016, the previous government announced tha...