Chung Eui-yong (left), South Korea’s new foreign minister, meets North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang in 2018. Photo: Xinhua Chung Eui-yong (left), South Korea’s new foreign minister, meets North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang in 2018. Photo: Xinhua
Chung Eui-yong (left), South Korea’s new foreign minister, meets North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang in 2018. Photo: Xinhua
South Korea

South Korea’s Moon names new foreign minister as he looks to revive stalled peace talks with Pyongyang

  • Chung Eui-yong, who played a key role in realising the first summit between Trump and Kim, will replace Kang Kyung-hwa – the South’s first female foreign minister
  • The reshuffle leaves the president with just two women in his cabinet, as he pushes for closer ties with the North and denuclearisation during his final year in office

Topic |   South Korea
Chung Eui-yong (left), South Korea’s new foreign minister, meets North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang in 2018. Photo: Xinhua Chung Eui-yong (left), South Korea’s new foreign minister, meets North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang in 2018. Photo: Xinhua
Chung Eui-yong (left), South Korea’s new foreign minister, meets North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang in 2018. Photo: Xinhua
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