Still, some South Koreans oppose the reunification of the North and South Koreas because its cost will be immense. Given that the North Korean share in the total Korean population is larger than that of the GDR in Germany, the costs to be borne by South Korea would be relatively higher. However, the opinion of the majority of Koreans is obviously for reunification and this for several reasons.
First, today the Koreans want the families currently divided by the rupture to be united and not divided by the present border. The number of people related is estimated at 128,799.
Second, the threatening attitude of nuclear-weapon North Korea must be stopped. Neighboring and more distant countries are threatened by experimental firing of military bombs. The North Koreans have always reacted by violent rhetoric and brutal measures at every attempt in Seoul, Tokyo or Washington to push them where they do not want to go. In addition, North Korea has been attacked the South Korean navy.
Third, the reunification of the two Koreas would allow considerable economic progress. The natural and human resources of North Korea and the technological and financial resources of South Korea would produce great synergy and thus lead to significant economic development. Currently, the North and South Koreas waste a very important budget for their defense against each other. This is a waste of money.
Finally, South Korea and also the whole world do not condone the violations o...
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...een imagined that the free travel measures of East Germany may have brought about the fall of the Berlin Wall and that the opening of the border between Hungary and Austria has opened the way for Reunification of Germany. The same is true of the situation on the Korean Peninsula. The discussion about the reunification of Korea in the current context can be seen as a waste of time, but it is a mission of young people to prepare our future uncertain.
Moreover, of course, it is the increase of interdependence, socio-cultural exchange and dialogue between the two Koreas that will bring reunification in better conditions, not this kind of conflict situation. In the present paper, we will observe the problems that have arisen after German reunification and its resolutions from an identity and socio-economic point of view, and even learn a lesson for the Korean Peninsula.
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