No peace for Koreas 60 years after war

tags: anniversaries, North Korea, Korean War, South Korea



Stooped and frail within the ranks of veterans, Lee Duk-bin watches the memorial parades marking 60 years since the end of the Korean war.

He was 25 years old when the conflict began, an officer in the South Korean army, who believed passionately in the ideological fight against the communist North....

The irony is that Lee Duk-bin is originally North Korean. He came to the South to fight with the UN forces against his own communist government.

Sixty years after the fighting ended in a truce, he says it is still too soon for a permanent peace treaty.

"The very idea of a peace treaty is just North Korean trickery," he said....



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