May 16, 2021

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South Korea wants to set up embassy-like ‘mission’ in North Korean capital

Unification ministry vows to explore new tourism and trade projects with the DPRK in the near future

Nearly a year after North Korea cut its communication lines with South Korea, officials in Seoul vowed to reestablish them as well as set up a new, embassy-like mission between the two countries.

On Wednesday, South Korea’s Ministry of Unification released this year’s plan to engage with North Korea and end the two countries’ current diplomatic dry spell.