April 27, 2018
Seoul, Washington to Plan Summit before US-NK Summit
Korean and U.S. leaders will hold a phone call immediately after the 2018 Inter-Korean Summit, and hold a bilateral meeting before the summit between Washington and Pyeongyang, announced Cheong Wa Dae on April 25.
Pope Blesses Inter-Korean Summit
Pope Francis made supportive remarks about the upcoming 2018 Inter-Korean Summit and offered a special prayer with thousands of people on-site during the General Audience at St. Peter’s Square, Vatican City, on April 25.
Foreign Minister Meets with US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton
On April 23, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met with US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Susan Thornton, who was on a visit to the Republic of Korea.
Special Representative Meets with US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton
On April 24, Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Lee Do-hoon met with US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Susan Thornton, who was on a visit to the Republic of Korea.
MOFA Spokesperson’s Commentary on Sending Offerings to and Paying Tribute at Yasukuni Shrine
The government of the Republic of Korea expresses deep concern and regret over the fact that leaders of the government and the parliament of Japan once again sent offerings to and paid tribute at the Yasukuni Shrine, which glorifies Japan’s history of colonial rule and war of aggression.
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