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Reporter : Shim Jae-yun
Thu, February 9, 2023 | 05:03
NK leader to send confidant to Russia
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un plans to send Choe Ryong-hae, a secretary of the North’s Workers’ Party, to Russia as his special envoy, Pyongyang’s state media reported Friday.
Seoul wants Asia's UN Office in DMZ
South Korea is seeking to host an office of the United Nations within an envisioned peace and ecological park inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), according to a key unification policy architect. The government is considering several candidate sites for the new U.N. body under close consultation with Gyeonggi Province, and hopes to begin talks with North Korea toward that end...
North Korea threatens to scrap high-level talks
North Korea threatened Monday it would reconsider an earlier agreement with South Korea to hold the high-level talks planned for later this month, according to the Unification Ministry.
NPAD chief slams Park over constitutional debate
Rep. Moon Hee-sang, interim leader of the main opposition party New Politics Alliance for Democracy, has criticized the presidential office for having allegedly interfered in moves toward constitutional revision.
Park calls for inter-Korean trust building
President Park Geun-hye called on North Korea, Wednesday, to join Seoul's endeavors toward the unification of the Korean Peninsula.
Saenuri may seek to soften NK stance
Some senior lawmakers of the ruling Saenuri Party are calling for the “May 24 Measures, a package of sanctions imposed against North Korea, to be re-evaluated.
NAHF hosts history academy for foreigners
The Northeast Asian History Foundation (NAHF) will open a history academy for foreigners residing here, the foundation said Tuesday.
Saenuri faces brewing conflict over new airport
The ruling Saenuri Party is expected to face a possible in-house conflict over a new airport construction project in the southeastern area of Gyeongsang Province, the party’s home region.
Seoul to step up consular effort for overseas citizens
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs plans to create a new consular affairs division to offer better protection for Korean nationals living abroad.
Saenuri offers olive branch to NK
In an apparent turnaround from its tough stance on North Korea, the ruling Saenuri Party Thursday called for more reconciliatory measures to be made toward the reclusive nation.
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