Key members of the Moon Jae-in administration seem to be very skillful at using ambiguous expressions to distract people’s attention from the core of an issue. One example is a recent remark by Unification Minister Lee In-young...
The U.S. State Department reiterated its support for its working group with South Korea on policy regarding the North, in response to a proposal from Seoul’s top inter-Korean official to restructure the consultative body between the two allies.
Korea and Iran have agreed to launch a working group on expanding humanitarian trade as part of efforts to maintain bilateral partnership within the scope of a U.S.-approved sanctions exemption, a source close to the matter said Sunday.
Unification minister nominee Lee In-young said he hoped Seoul and Washington would postpone combined military exercises this summer for the sake of diplomacy with North Korea.
North Korean state media Tuesday obliquely expressed interest in South Korea’s new lineup of diplomatic and security officials, signaling that Pyongyang may be receptive to overtures from Seoul if they came independently of the United States.
Seoul and Washington discussed improving their working group talks on Pyongyang policy, amid concerns that they hinder inter-Korean initiatives, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said Thursday.