Pres. Moon to fly directly across inter-Korean border for summit next week

  • 6 years ago
문 대통령, 서해 직항로 통해 18일 화요일 방북

President Moon Jae-in will be flying to North Korea for his summit with leader Kim Jong-un.
Shin Se-min starts us off with the latest details on next week meeting in Pyeongyang.
On Tuesday the 18th, President Moon Jae-in will be making his way to the North by flying directly across the border on the western side of the Peninsula.

"The 2018 Inter-Korean Summit Pyeongyang will be held for three days and two nights from September 18th through the 20th. President Moon Jae-in and the South Korean delegation will go to Pyeongyang the direct air route in the west."

Officials from the two Koreas discussed that and much more... in a pre-summit meeting on Friday, including the President's itinerary and the sequence of events for the summit.
They also agreed that South Korea will dispatch an advance team of delegates, who will head to the North Korean capital over land,... two days ahead of the President.
For the summit, the size of the South Korean delegation will be limited to 200, as previously announced.
Though the detailed list of who'll be accompanying the President has not yet been revealed, some have already acknowledged that they're going.
Those include former prime minister and the ruling Democratic Party's new chair Lee Hae-chan, and Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong.
The director of the top office press center added that both sides have agreed to broadcast some of the major events live,… details of which will be announced by the preparatory committee in the coming days.
Shin Se-min, Arirang News.