Director Park Ji-won of the National Intelligence Service attends the plenary meeting of the Intelligence Committee held at the National Assembly in Yeouido, Seoul on the morning of the 23rd and prepares for a meeting. Parliamentary photojournalists
Director Park Ji-won of the National Intelligence Service apologized on the 23rd regarding the supply and demand of urea, saying, “The local intelligence officer in China identified and reported it, but it was overlooked as a piece of information.”
President Park appeared at a plenary meeting of the National Assembly Intelligence Committee on the same day and said, “The National Intelligence Service recognized it as a piece of information and overlooked the seriousness of it, so it could not take a preemptive response to the urea number issue.” .
In response, it is reported that the intelligence committee members answered, “Is this really a matter for the National Intelligence Service to apologize?
Regarding the timing of the intelligence report by the intelligence officer dispatched to China, Rep. Kim said, “Didn’t China give a notice? That edge,” he said. It is explained that the supply shortage problem started in earnest from late October to early November.
Rep. Kim said, “I talked about whether we should discuss ways to give the (NIS) authority to collect information through law revision,” said Rep. He also said, “It is the same in the field of cyber security. “Even if the NIS control is strengthened, shouldn’t there be collections in these areas?” he said.