South Korea bans 36,000 foreigners from entering for Winter Olympics: Yonhap

Author: REUTERSMon, 2018-02-05 06:59ID: 1517804154880775300SEOUL: 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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