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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The two Koreas took an initial step Thursday to open their jointly run factory park to overseas investors, but the compound in North Korea remains a tough sell despite its cheap labor, foreigners who toured the complex said.
North Korea allowed about 30 foreign government officials, central bankers and diplomats to tour the industrial complex in Kaesong. The foreigners were in Seoul, South Korea, for a conference of the Group of 20 countries.
The visit occurred a week after North Korea executed Jang Song Thaek, the powerful uncle of its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a traitor.