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Sunday, September 02, 2018, 18:05
ROK leader names top security adviser as envoy to DPRK
By Xinhua
Sunday, September 02, 2018, 18:05 By Xinhua

In this March 5, 2018 photo, Chung Eui-yong, center, head of the presidential National Security Office of the Republic of Korea, walks to board an aircraft as he leaves for Pyongyang at a military airport in Seongnam, south of Seoul. The ROK president has named Chung Eui-yong as a special envoy to visit Pyongyang. (JUNG YEON-JE / POOL / AFP)

SEOUL – The Republic of Korea (ROK) President Moon Jae-in named his top national security adviser as a special envoy to visit the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the presidential Blue House said on Sunday. 

Chung Eui-yong, head of the ROK presidential National Security Office, will lead a five-member special delegation to the DPRK's capital of Pyongyang on Wednesday. 

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Moon's special envoy will have extensive discussions with their DPRK counterparts, covering a concrete schedule for an upcoming inter-Korean summit between Moon and top DPRK leader Kim Jong-un.

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