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Kayaking protesters block U.S. Navy ship at event off South Korea

Kayaking protesters block U.S. Navy ship at event off South Korea

Civic activists demonstrate in front of a naval base on South Korea's southernmost island of Jeju on Oct. 11, 2018, to protest the ongoing 2018 International Fleet Review on seas off the island.

South Korean naval ships rehearse on seas off South Korea's southernmost island, Jeju, on Oct. 9, 2018, one day ahead of the International Fleet Review, in this photo provided by the navy.

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier was blocked entry to the Jeju Navy base by a group of kayak protesters on Thursday.

Hundreds of South Korean protesters gathered in front of the Jeju Navy base holding signs reading, "We oppose the International Fleet Review that destroys world peace."

South Korean President Moon Jae-in met residents of Gangjeong village, where the Jeju Navy base is located, to talk about their decade-long protest.

Source: www.upi.com
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