NSC assess security situation and potential economic fallout from Middle East crisis
Updated: 2020-01-09 17:02:15 KST
South Korea's National Security Council vowed to actively handle any potential negative fallout from heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
The presidential office said Thursday that the NSC standing committee has assessed the current security condition in the region as well as potential economic impact to Asia's fourth largest economy.
With presidential security chief Chung Eui-yong, currently in Washington for talks with his U.S. and Japanese counterparts, the Presidential Chief of Staff Noh Young-min chaired this week's meeting.
The nation's vice finance minister and vice trade ministers, normally not part of the usual security meeting panel also took part today to gauge possible economic impact.