The special delegation to North Korea left for Pyeongyang.
The delegation including Chung Eui-yong, the national security
adviser to President Moon; Suh Hoon, chief of the National
Intelligence Service; Vice Unification Minister Chun Hae-sung; Kim
Sang-gyun, a senior National Intelligence Service official; and Yun
Kun-young, presidential secretary for state affairs were seen off by
Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon at Seoul’s Seongnam airport.
Chung Eui-yong, a special envoy of South Korean President Moon
Jae-in to North Korea, bowed his head to the senior officials and
reporters seeing him off, saying “We will return safely,” before
boarding an aircraft.
The special delegation plans to visit Pyeongyang on a one-day trip,
discuss outstanding issues including the inter-Korean summit scheduled
to be held in Pyeongyang in September, and then return to Seoul tonight.