Vice Unification Minister Chun Hae-sung met with US Special
Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun at the Central
Government Complex in Seoul on February 2. They discussed and
exchanged views on inter-Korean issues including North Korea’s
participation in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter
Games and the North Korean nuclear issue.
Vice Minister Chun laid out the preparations for the North’s
participation in the upcoming PyeongChang Olympics and emphasized that
the ROK will do everything it can to leverage the positive development
in inter-Korean relations to further the dialogue on denuclearization
of the Korean Peninsula.
Both sides reaffirmed that Seoul and Washington will closely work
together to create a virtuous cycle in which improvement in
inter-Korean relations facilitates resolution of the North Korean
nuclear issue on the occasion of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and
Paralympic Winter Games.