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Curb the Anti-American Voice
From JoongAng
Jan 16, 2003

By Ahn, JoonYong

Twenty-five members of United Korean-Americans for America announced a resolution on January 16 at Seoul Plaza in Flushing, Queens demanding that Koreans hold back their anti-American rallies. It also expresses concerns about anti-Korean sentiments in the United States.

In the meeting, the group declared, North Koreans pretend to be advocates of peace, however, they are threatening the global order by producing nuclear weapons to reunite the two Koreas through massive war. The committee was also worried about anti-Americanism, saying some South Koreans do not understand the North Koreans' real intention and call for the reform of ROK-US SOFA (The Korean Status of Forces Agreement), and the withdrawal of American troops. These protests are creating chaos both in Korea and in the United States.

The committee also stated, we have to harmonize with the U.S. federal government and Americans and be thankful living our new homeland. The members added, "It is not right for some Korean-Americans to take advantage of the anti-American tones in Korea to promote anti-American protests here.

United Korean-Americans for America is preparing open discussions and seminars for the young students including those in Korea and Korean immigrants in the United States. In addition, it will build a web page to connect Korean-Americans with Koreans to discuss the U.S.-Korean relationship.

The group consists of about 40 members, including present and former heads of many Korean-American organizations. The resolution was dealt with in their first meeting.

JoonJae, Bang, the chairman of the committee, clarified that they will reject violence and act along with many different voices of Korean-Americans.

Translated from Korean by JooYeon Lee

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