January 21, 2019
Outcome of Telephone Conversation between ROK Foreign Minister and US Secretary of State
Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha held a telephone conversation with Secretary of State of the United States Mike Pompeo on January 21, and exchanged views on the results of Democratic People＇s Republic of Korea Vice Chairman Kim Yong-chol’s visit to the US, as well as a second US-North Korea summit.
Foreign Minister Attends Davos Forum 2019
At the invitation of Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Klaus Schwab, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha will attend the 2019 round of the WEF Annual Meeting, also known as the Davos Forum, which will to take place in the namesake city, the Swiss Confederation, from January 22 through 25.
Vice Foreign Minister Cho Holds Dinner Meeting with Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Hyun held a dinner meeting with Vice Foreign Minister of the People＇s Republic of China and Special Representative of the Chinese Government on the Korean Peninsular Affairs Kong Xuanyou on January 18. In the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on issues of mutual interest.
ROK and US Top Negotiators on North Korean Nuclear Issue Hold Telephone Consultation on Jan. 17
Amb. Lee Do-hoon, Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs, received a phone call from United States Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun and held a consultation with him over the phone around 21:15, January 17. The consultation came after the one on January 15.
1st ROK-Germany Meeting of Directors-General for Regional Affairs Takes Place
The 1st ROK-Germany meeting of directors-general for regional affairs took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Seoul on January 15. In the meeting, the two sides noted the progress in the ROK-Germany relations, and engaged in a broad exchange of views on ways to increase substantive cooperation in trade and investment.
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