August 17, 2022

Veteran South Korean lawmaker to lead Yoon Suk-yeol’s delegation to Washington

Park Jin likely to share and expand on president-elect’s North Korea and alliance policies ahead of May inauguration

A veteran lawmaker with extensive experience in U.S.-ROK relations will lead a delegation to Washington on behalf of Yoon Suk-yeol, as the president-elect hopes to shape ties with the Biden administration and broader U.S. establishment ahead of his inauguration in May.

Park Jin, a four-term People Power Party lawmaker representing part of Seoul’s Gangnam district, will lead the “ROK-U.S. policy consultation delegation” to discuss North Korea and alliance issues.