A man walks past a section of the Berlin Wall displayed at ‘Berlin Plaza’ in central Seoul. Photo: AFPA man walks past a section of the Berlin Wall displayed at ‘Berlin Plaza’ in central Seoul. Photo: AFP
A man walks past a section of the Berlin Wall displayed at ‘Berlin Plaza’ in central Seoul. Photo: AFP

German reunification once gave South Koreans hope. But that hope has faded

  • Germany gave South Korea a piece of the Berlin Wall as a ‘symbol of hope’ for the reunification of the Korean peninsula
  • But South Koreans now doubt whether the German example is relevant and if a single Korea is attainable

Topic |   South Korea
A man walks past a section of the Berlin Wall displayed at ‘Berlin Plaza’ in central Seoul. Photo: AFPA man walks past a section of the Berlin Wall displayed at ‘Berlin Plaza’ in central Seoul. Photo: AFP
A man walks past a section of the Berlin Wall displayed at ‘Berlin Plaza’ in central Seoul. Photo: AFP
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