June 15, 2018
Outcome of Foreign Minister’s Meeting with her US Counterpart
Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met with US Secretary of State Pompeo on June 14, and shared their assessments of the results of the US-North Korea summit on June 12. They also discussed how to deal with the denuclearization issue.
Joint Press Conference of ROK, US and Japan Foreign Ministers
The foreign ministers of the ROK, the US and Japan hold a joint press conference in Seoul on June 14 and discussed the outcome and follow-up measures of the US-NK summit.
2nd ROK-Sri Lanka Policy Consultation Takes Place
Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam, together with Secretary Prasad Kariyawasam to the Sri Lankan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, held the second Republic of Korea-Sri Lanka policy consultation in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on June 7.
ROK Government Offers Humanitarian Assistance worth US$200,000 to Guatemala
The government of the Republic of Korea has decided to offer humanitarian assistance worth US$200,000 to Guatemala, where the eruption of the Fuego Volcano near Guatemala City on June 3 killed, injured or displaced a number of people.
Ms. Kim Mi-yeon Becomes 1st Korean Woman to Serve on CRPD
In the election of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) held at the UN headquarters, New York, on June 12, President Kim Mi-yeon of the Women with Disabilities Arts and Cultural Network was elected to serve four years from 2019 through 2022 on the CRPD, becoming the first Korean woman to do so.
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