Report: S.Korea bans 36,000 foreigners from entering for Winter Olympics

By REUTERS
February 5, 2018 06:05
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SEOUL - South Korea has banned 36,000 foreigners from entering the country ahead of the Winter Olympics, citing security concerns, Yonhap News Agency said on Monday.

Yonhap cited a South Korean lawmaker as saying the spy agency had told lawmakers it was working with foreign intelligence agencies to beef up foreign nationals' identity checks as an anti-terrorism plan for the Olympics.

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