Friday, January 12, 2018
ROK Sets Out Its Terms For The North's Participation
NKNews.org reports that a letter addressed to North Korean representative Ri Son Gwon on Friday, South Korea’s Ministry of Unification (MoU) proposed a high level meeting on January 15 to discuss the DPRK’s participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, according to the MoU spokesperson’s office.
“The R.O.K. Government proposed to hold working-level talks through the Panmunjeom communications channel today (1.12) under the name of Unification Minister Cho Myoung Gyon, chief delegate of the inter-Korean high-level talks, addressed to North Korea’s chief delegate,” an email from the spokesperson’s office read.
“In the letter, the R.O.K. Government proposed to meet at Panmunjeom (Peace House) on January 15, 10 A.M.,” it added.
A delegation of three officials from Seoul would be present, with the chief delegate being Unification Vice Minister Chun Hae-sung.
“The South also delivered a document presenting its position regarding the North’s participation in the PyeongChang Olympics and matters on cultural events,” the email added.
Now the horse-trading begins!
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