SEOUL: South Korea will send a 7-member delegation to hold working-level talks with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to discuss security and protocol issues for the agreed inter-Korean summit later this month, Seoul’s unification ministry said Tuesday.
The delegation will be led by Cho Han-ki, chief of the presidential protocol of the Blue House, the ministry said in a statement. The ministry informed the DPRK of the delegation list earlier in the day via the restored communications channel in the truce village of Panmunjom.
The two Koreas held a high-level dialogue last week, agreeing to hold the summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and top DPRK leader Kim Jong Un on April 27 in Panmunjom.
To discuss security and protocol issues for the Moon-Kim summit, the two sides agreed to hold a separate working-level meeting Wednesday in the South Korean side of Panmunjom.
The South Korean delegation included Shin Yong-wook, a deputy chief for presidential security service of the Blue House, and Kwun Kyuk-ki, director of Chunchugwan, the press center of the Blue House.