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S. Korean government 'closely monitoring' Middle East situation
Updated: 2020-01-08 14:50:18 KST
The South Korean government is also keeping a close eye on the situation developing in the Middle East.
The presidential office said it is closely monitoring the situation,… and the foreign ministry is leading communication with Iran.
The foreign ministry said, however, that South Korea is not yet considering a pull-out of its nationals from Iraq,… but it is ensuring the safety of South Koreans living in the region.
The ministry also held an internal meeting on ways to deal with the Middle East tensions.
Reporter : ashin@arirang.co.kr