200 Syrian refugees enter South Korea by plane

  • At least 200 Syrian refugees have entered South Korea by plane, with some being investigated for continued stay and others on standby at the airport here, South Korea's intelligence agency said on Wednesday. Among the 200 Syrians, 135 have won a semi-refugee status allowing a temporary stay on humanitarian grounds. The Justice Ministry was examining whether to let them continue to stay in South Korea. The remaining 65 were standing by at Seoul airport under the supervision of authorities. (Source: IANS)