▲ Hoon Seo, Head of National Security Office, Blue House

The Blue House held a standing committee of the National Security Council (NSC), presided over by the head of the National Security Office, Seo Hoon, on the afternoon of the 29th, and announced that it will continue to cooperate with neighboring countries in relation to the murder of public officials in the West Sea.

The Blue House said in a press release, "The standing members once again expressed their deep condolences for the Korean people who died in the West Sea, and while continuing their efforts to clarify accurate facts, they decided to continue information cooperation with neighboring countries." Said.

In addition, he explained, "We have decided to continue to conduct search activities thoroughly while checking the ongoing search activities jointly with relevant ministries and organizations, and making every effort to maintain maritime safety and surveillance posture."

The Blue House said, "The standing members discussed the issue of reinforcing countermeasures to prevent incidents and recover them early in relation to the occurrence of missing persons in border areas and regions."

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