June 08, 2018
Leaders of Korea and the Philippines Expand Exchanges, Work for Denuclearization
President Moon Jae-in hosted a summit with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, on a state visit to Korea for three days, on June 4 and reaffirmed the Philippine government’s agreement to expand bilateral exchanges and to cooperate on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
Foreign Minister Kang Meets with US Delegation to Working-Level US-North Korea Negotiations
On June 1, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met with Ambassador Sung Kim and other US delegates to the working-level consultations held between the US and North Korea at the truce village of Panmunjeom.
Foreign Minister Kang Holds Telephone Conversation with US Secretary of State
On June 4, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha held a telephone conference with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of the US. The two top diplomats exchanged views on the outcome of the courtesy call on President Trump on June 1 by Vice Chairman Kim Yong-chol of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of North Korea.
Vice Foreign Minister Lim Holds 6th ROK-Russia Strategic Dialogue
Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam, together with Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov of Russia, held the sixth ROK-Russia strategic dialogue on June 1, during which the two senior diplomats discussed the bilateral relations, the situation on the Korean Peninsula, and ways to work together at the UN and other international organizations.
Vice Foreign Minister Lim Visits India, ROK’s Main Partner for New Southern Policy
Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam visited New Delhi, India, on June 5 and 6, during which he met with Secretary Ruchi Ghanashyam of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs for an in-depth discussion on ways to step up substantive cooperation.
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