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Quotation of the Day

Posted July. 12, 2000 16:01,   


"We need to scout talent to make up a Korean Dream Team that can help us through the nation's difficult times." Kim Deog-Ryong, Grand National Party assembly member, during the plenary session Tuesday.

"The government of the people is in the process of reforming the government-controlled financial sector inherited from the Grand National Party (GNP)" Park Byeong-Seug, spokesman of the ruling New Millenium Democratic Party, on the opposition GNP¡¯s accusation that the administration is pursuing a government-led banking sector scheme.

"Reform is supposed to be characterized by democratization and an open-door policy, but the government's reforms are carried out in an authoritarian style, dominated by the president." Sohn Hak-Kyu, GNP assembly member, during the plenary session Tuesday.

"The biggest carrot that the U.S. can offer North Korea is to accept it as a member of the international community." US ambassador Stephen W. Bosworth, commenting that the U.S. cannot give a direct aid to North Korea.