Unification Minister Kim visits the Korean Red Cross
On April 15, Unification Minister Kim Yeon Chul visited the Korean
Red Cross in Jung-gu, Seoul and looked at the facilities for video
reunions of separated families, which are being remodeled.
Minister Kim said, “I think that we need to begin discussions
with the North as soon as possible. The government has a heavy sense
of responsibility for the separated families.”
“Reunions of separated families at the permanent reunion center, video
reunions of separated families, and exchange of video messages were
agreed at the Pyeongyang Joint Declaration of September 2018, and the
government will do everything it can to honor the
The government started the remodeling of 13
facilities for video reunions of separated families on April 3 and
plans to finish the work by the end of this month.