Cheong NSC “Worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile launch… It is important to resume the conversation.”

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The Blue House National Security Council (NSC) held an emergency meeting of the Standing Committee on the 5th to discuss countermeasures in relation to North Korea’s launch of short-range projectiles, and mentioned the importance of resuming dialogue with North Korea. The Blue House announced that it held an emergency meeting of the Standing Committee of the National Security Council from 9:45 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. on the same day. At the meeting, after receiving a report from Chairman Won Won-cheol of the Joint Chiefs of Staff regarding the launch of an unidentified short-range projectile presumed to be a ballistic missile by North Korea, the Blue House reported that they reviewed the security situation and discussed countermeasures. The standing members expressed concern about the launch, which took place at a time when political stability at home and abroad is very critical, and decided to analyze the detailed specifications of the projectile through close cooperation between the ROK and U.S. defense and intelligence authorities. In addition, the standing members emphasized the importance of resuming dialogue with North Korea in order to resolve the current strained and tense inter-Korean relations, the Blue House said. On this day, National Security Office Director Suh Hoon, President Yoo Young-min, Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong, Defense Minister Seo Wook, National Intelligence Service Director Park Ji-won, State Affairs Coordination Office Director Koo Yun-cheol, Joint Chiefs of Staff Won-cheol Won, Vice Minister of Unification Choi Young-joon, and Suh Ju-seok and Kim Hyeong-jin, 1st and 2nd Deputy Directors of the National Security Office were present. etc. were present. Reporter Lee Wan [email protected]

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