June 02, 2020

Seoul needs “more preparation” before raising human rights at inter-Korean talks
Foreign minister Kang says South Korea will "continue to endeavor" to push issue at United Nations

Seoul maintains a "firm" stance on the North Korean human rights issue, but needs "more preparation" before including it on the agenda of ongoing inter-Korean meetings, South Korea’s top diplomat said on Wednesday.

The Moon administration will “continue to endeavor” to advance the issue in accordance with the country’s North Korean human rights law, Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha said.