Why Lee In-young may be the most vocal and successful unification minister yet
Lee's unification ministry will likely play a stronger, more active role in inter-Korean relations
Following North Korea’s demolition of the inter-Korean liaison office in Kaesong on June 16, South Korea’s then-unification minister, Kim Yeon-chul, quickly announced he would take responsibility and stepped down.
The decision to appoint lawmaker Lee In-young as his successor came as a surprise to many, and some have struggled to interpret his appointment.
Lee was nominated alongside three other heavyweights in the realm of inter-Korean relations, making him appear something of a dwarf among giants.
Im Jeong-seok, formerly the first chief of staff for President Moon Jae-in, was appointed special advisor on
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