Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 17 1967, Page 24

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 17, 1967, Tokyo, JapanLatest report on korean ring reefs kill artist held on red spy charge3g/s is Korea Bureau Seoul the United nations command Here announced sunday that three american soldiers from the . 2nd inf. Div. Were killed by North korean in truders Early sunday. One North korean was killed in the attack on the american position. The incident took place about325 Yards below the South tape of the Doz just North of the Impi River. The four Man position was hit by grenades and automatic weapons fire from an unknown number of North koreans. One North korean infiltrator was killed by members of a reinforcing unit rushed to the sc6d6one Katusa with the Amer ican unit was of the dead americans were withheld pending notification of next of Kin. Seoul up the South korean Central intelligence Agency Cia saturday made Public it sixth investigation report on a North korean spy ring allege to have operated under the instruction of communist official sat the North korean embassy in East Berlin. The latest report listed one Well known artist who used to live in France his wife three former students at West German universities and four others. The artist Eung to Lee 64,had constant Contact with North korean officials and visited East Berlin several times for . To pay for korean a rations Seoul a the unite states has agreed to provide annually $12 million Worth of korean made a rations to 45,000 korean troops in South Vietnam defense minister Sun Eun Kim said saturday. The . Will Bear the expenses involved in the project. But South Korea will spend the $12million for the Purchase of american merchandise under the buy american policy Kim also said that vice presi Dent Hubert h. Humphrey told the korean government when he was Here for president Chunghee Park s inaugural july 1, that the . Was willing to takeover the project. The korean made a ration will consist of meat fish vegetables the traditional korean food Kimchi pickled vegetable Var ious kinds of korean seasoning and Ginseng Tea he said. Cooked Rice will be exclude because it is liable to deteriorate he program the kor Ean troops in South Vietnam willbe Given one meal daily in korean made a rations he from the two governments Are continuing negotiations on details As to the Price of each item transportation Means storage and other Perti nent problems Kim will be two or three months before All these problems Are straightened out he said. Espionage training the Cia charged. The Cia said Lee has received$4,300 in operating funds from the North korean went to France in 1958 with his wife in Kyong Park and first contacted the North koreans in september 1963, atthe North korean embassy in East Berlin the Cia report Cia alleged that Lee once asked for $50,000 As the fund to open an Oriental Art school in the French provincial Tow where he was living. North korean officials promised that they will try to provide $30,000 the Cia said. The Cia report did not scythe communists actually gave this amount to Lee who opened the school anyway and operated it until he left France. The North koreans gave Lee such instructions As to advocate against the dispatch of South korean fighting men to South Vietnam and to clamor for the Exchange of newsmen athletes artists and letters Between Southand North Korea the Cia said. The communists also wanted Lee to recruit some South koreans As communist agents. Leeway Given a North korean code Book and used them for clan a deadly game of leap Frog marines of e co., 2nd bn., 7th Marine regt., 1st Marine div., leap Frog across a Rice Paddy swept by enemy fire during operation Arizona in Vietnam. The Multi battalion action took place 14 Miles Southwest of Danang. Usic rocks tossed at 2 gis Seoul up a . Mili tary spokesman saturday said two military policemen off duty were assaulted by eight Villag ers in a quarrel around Midnight thursday and two patrols of four maps went to the Village Totake Back the two attacked i s. The spokesman said some koreans threw rocks at the maps but they returned without scuff Ling. The four military police men were slightly injured according to the spokesman. No korean injuries were re ported the spokesman said. . Military authorities put the Village off limit for 10 hours Friday to wait for the villagers to Cool off the spokesman said. Japan Korea Swap pledges on Trade Seoul a japanese negotiators succeeded in obtaining South Korea s Promise to make efforts to improve status of japanese business firms in Korea As the two countries ended their four Day annual Trade con Ference Here saturday. A joint communique issued after the meeting said the Seoul government promised to care fully study Japan s request for Early conclusion of a taxation agreement for reasonable Taxa Tion against japanese firms operating in Korea. Japanese traders have com bans . Auto firms a Washington Bureau Washington the defens department has ordered a Hong Kong firm placed off limits for bilking american servicemen in automobile deals. The company the Universal sales maintains administrative offices in the British Crown col ony and at one time also had sales offices in Vietnam. The sales offices had earlier been placed off limits with similar outfits that practice what a defense official called deceptive and fraudulent practices. At one time or another the company also operated in eur Ope and Thailand under such names As Navy Auto sales and Universal exports sales de sense officials said. The latest Pentagon move came about As result of a letter from Wisconsin attorney Gener Al Bronson la Follette who Early this month asked defens Secretary Robert Mcnamara to take action against the Hon Kong company. La Follette said his staff had investigated complaints from three Wisconsin servicemen who had ordered cars for delivery in the . They made initial pay ment which was supposed to be applied to the Purchase Price of the car. Universal then backed out of the arrangement the Wisconsin official pointed out. La Follette said the company refunded Only a part of the servicemen s payment. The re twas kept for what was called commissions paid the firm la Follette said. Planned taxes imposed by the Seoul government Are unreasonably High compared with International standards. Korea also promised to make efforts to gradually improve the situation concerning japanese businessmen s entry stay and activities in Korea and particularly status of japanese firms in japanese Side stressed during the conference that Earl conclusion of a taxation agree ment will be of great help to in creased Trade and economic co operation the communique , South Korea asked Japan to take positive Meas ures including liberalization of imports from Korea and lower ing tariffs to rectify the current Trade imbalance against this request Japan told Korea that the Trade imbalance should be solved in the course of Trade expansion in the Longrun. It was reported that the Trade imbalance stood at 4.4-to-l in favor of Japan last year. Destine communications with the North korean officials the Cia report s wife accompanied her husband on the trips to Easterlin the Cia said. She was under arrest with her husband the Cia disclosed. The three former students attest German universities were Suk Hoon Lim 32, Kwang Hokkim 33, and in Joon 40. Lim attended Darmstadt University of West Germany and contacted North korean communists in1960 under the influence of his brother Suk Chin Lim who the Cia said was one of the leading members of the North korean ring. The North koreans had Given Lim $3,900 in operation funds on 12 occasions since 1961, thecia said. In 1963, Lim moved to Westerlin University graduating in 1966. He was undergoing the Eph. Course at the University until he was brought had been engaged in Active contacts with North Korea officials during the seven years in West Germany successfully enlisting a number of South korean students to communist causes the Cia said. In 1965, Lim himself visited the North korean capital of Pyongyang for espionage train ing the Cia report said. The same year he sent his sister Aeja Lim to Pyongyang too according to the also acted As Liaison Man Between the North koreans another members of the alleged spy ring the Cia Okim went to West Germany in 1963 while he was working As a government offi Cial. He was picked up by the South korean economic plan Ning Board for study abroad Ona technician training project according to the Cia moved to West Berlin University in 1964 and returned Home the same year. Kim had a number of contacts with North korean espionage officials in East Berlin and promised his cooperation for them the Cia was Given instruction to report on South Korea s Situa Tion by monthly correspondence and to actively propagate North korean Success stories in South Korea the Cia Joon joined the North korean communist party while in East Berlin after a series of contacts with North korean espionage officials there the Cia was Given the Mission to organize communist under ground cells in South Korea and underwent training for clan Destine radio communications with North Korea according tothe Cia report. Us actually had some such communications the Cia said. Us went to West Germany on the same project that sent Kwangok Kim to that returned Home in april 1964. The other four included in the latest Cia report were us s family members. Medicine for Mideast Seoul up the South korean red Cross saturday sent 1.3 tons of Medicine to the International red Cross in Gen Eva for delivery to victims of the Mideast conflict. Korea to Mark Constitution Day Seoul is Korea Mon Day will hold ceremonies at citizens Hall marking the 19thanniversary of the founding of its Constitution with gala Cere monies and parades. President Chung Hee Parkland mrs. Park will be in attend Ance along with 100 members of the first elected Assembly. Pacific stars & stripes 7monday, july 17, 1967

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