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S. Korea, U.S. officials closely coordinating policies regarding N. Korea
Updated: 2021-05-28 14:57:38 KST
South Korea's senior officials are actively coordinating policies regarding North Korea with allies and neighboring countries following the summit in Washington last week.
Seoul's foreign ministry said its special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs, Noh Kyu-duk and his U.S. counterpart Sung Kim had phone talks on Friday.. to discuss ways to implement the results of the summit.
The deputy nuke envoys of South Korea and Russia, Lee Moon-hee and Oleg Burmistrov, also held phone talks to discuss Washington's policy review on North Korea and shared their assessments on the recent situation on the Korean Peninsula.
Meanwhile, South Korea's intelligence chief Park Jie-won, who arrived in New York on Wednesday in an apparent move to coordinate policies on North Korea, is to head to Washington DC to meet his U.S. counterpart William Burns.
Reporter : jiyeonkim@arirang.co.kr