August 05, 2021

Another US official handling North Korea issues to visit Seoul this weekend

Jung Pak, a deputy representative for North Korea, will visit on Saturday alongside Special Representative Sung Kim

The U.S. Deputy Special Representative for North Korea Jung H. Pak will visit South Korea this weekend alongside Sung Kim, the country’s point man on North Korea affairs, according to the U.S. State Department.

Pak is a former CIA official and is regarded as a North Korea specialist in Washington circles. She was appointed to the deputy representative role on North Korea earlier this year, and also works on China policy in the State Department’s Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs.