June 22, 2018
Foreign Minister’s Press Briefing for Foreign Correspondents in Seoul(6.20.)
Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha held a press briefing for foreign correspondents in Seoul on developments in the situation on the Korean Peninsula in the wake of the US-North Korea summit talks and next steps.
Outcome of ROK-US Foreign Ministers’ Telephone Conversation
On June 18, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha held a telephone conversation with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of the US, during which the two top diplomats shared with each other developments in the situation on the Korean Peninsula in the wake of the US-North Korea summit talks and discussed in depth possible next steps.
Vice Foreign Minister Lim Meets with US Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan
Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam, who was on a visit to the United States, met with US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan on June 18. In the meeting, the two sides took note of the progress made in the situation following the US-North Korea summit.
Vice Foreign Minister Lim Holds Interview with US “PBS NewsHour”
During his visit to the US, Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam held an interview with the “PBS NewsHour,” on June 18. In the interview, he hailed the outcome of the recent US-North Korea summit talks and relevant future plans, and shared with the viewers the ROK government’s efforts to build peace on the Korean Peninsula.
Foreign Ministry Holds 1st Round of 2018 Invitation Program for Public Security Officials
The Foreign Ministry will hold from June 18 till 23 the first round of its 2018 invitation program for public security officials of foreign countries with the aim to pave the way for robust cooperation with governments of those countries in handling incidents, accidents and disasters involving Koreans therein.
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