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South Koreans evacuate the Kaesong joint industrial complex with all they can carry

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Customs officers stand guard as a South Korean company vehicle carrying products made in the Kaesong Industrial Complex in North Korea, arrives Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the customs, immigration and quarantine office just south of the demilitarized zone separating North from South Korea in Paju, north of Seoul. 

The South Korean Unification Ministry announced plans Friday to withdraw all 170 remaining workers from the Kaesong industrial complex after failing to persuade the North to restart talks about the normalization of Kaesong's operations.

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