July 06, 2018
“Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea” Inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage
At its 42nd session (June 24-July 4, Manama, Bahrain), the UNESCO World Heritage Committee decided to inscribe “Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea” on the World Heritage List on June 30.
Foreign Minister Holds 3rd ROK-UAE Strategic Dialogue
Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha visited the United Arab Emirates from July 2 to 3 at the invitation of UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah, and held the “3rd ROK-UAE Strategic Dialogue between foreign ministers” at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on July 3.
Outcome of Foreign Minister’s Official Visit to Thailand (July 1-2)
Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha made an official visit to Thailand from July 1 to 2. During the visit, Minister Kang paid a courtesy call on Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, and held a meeting and luncheon with Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai on July 2.
Foreign Minister Visits Japan for ROK-US, ROK-Japan and ROK-US-Japan Foreign Ministerial Meetings
Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha will visit Japan on July 8 for bilateral and trilateral foreign ministerial meetings with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of the US and Foreign Minister Taro Kono of Japan.
UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in DPRK Visits ROK
UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Ojea Quintana is visiting the Republic of Korea from July 2 till 10. During his visit to the ROK, Special Rapporteur Quintana planned meetings with officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Unification as well as with North Korean defectors and members of civil society.
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