Group will visit U.S. on abduction issue

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Group will visit U.S. on abduction issue

Family representatives of South Koreans abducted by North Korea will leave tomorrow for a visit to Washington and New York at the invitation of the Defense Forum Foundation, a human rights organization in the United States.
The party will remain in the United States until June 12. Meetings are set at the U.S. State Department, Congress and the United Nations headquarters, and with Korean associations. The group will seek support for abductee repatriation and improvement of human rights in North Korea.
The group includes Choi Seong-yong, of the Abductee Family Assembly; Choi U-yeong, of Families of Abducted and Detained in North Korea; Do Hui-yun, of the Citizens Coalition for Human Rights and North Korean Refugees, and Lee Mi-il and Kim Seong-ho of the Korean War Abductees Family Union.

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