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

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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