Lee Do-hoon, head of the Korean Peninsula Peace Bargaining Headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, visited Washington, USA to discuss cooperation measures related to the death of a public official.
President Moon Jae-in plans to talk about the declaration of an end to the war that he re-addressed through a video speech at the UN General Assembly.
Correspondent Kim Soo-hyung reports from Washington.
<Reporter> Lee Do-
hoon, head of the Korean Peninsula Peace Bargaining Headquarters, who returned to Washington after three months, said that he plans to meet with Veegan, the deputy minister of the State Department, to discuss ways to cooperate with the US in the case of the murdered civil servant.
[Lee Do-hoon / Head of the Headquarters for Peace and Bargaining on the Korean Peninsula, Ministry of Foreign Affairs: As long as the State Department fully supports the position of the Korean government, I will focus on how we can cooperate.]
President Moon Jae-in declared an end to the international community's support at the UN General Assembly. He answered that he would also talk about.
[Do-Hoon Lee / Head of the Head of Peace Bargaining Headquarters on the Korean Peninsula, Ministry of Foreign Affairs: The United States has also reviewed with interest in the declaration of an end to the war.
It is unconditional, no, I think there will be consensus if we talk together before we talk.] About the
so-called'Oktober Surprise' that talks between the US and North Korea may resume before the US presidential election, I did not say that everything depends on North Korea and must be watched.
He added that as much as Secretary of State Pompeo and Deputy Minister Vegan have expressed their intentions to provide humanitarian aid to North Korea, which has been severely damaged by typhoons, he added that it is sufficient to discuss this.
The Blue House said that Kim Hyun-jong, the second deputy head of the Blue House National Security Office, also visited Washington from the 16th to the 20th to discuss major issues of the ROK and the United States with US government officials such as the White House, the State Department, and the Department of Commerce.