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Press Briefings

Regular Briefing by Spokesperson Lee Sang Min


Date: Monday, August 12, 2019
Time: 10:30-10:40 A.M.

1. Minister's Schedules

Minister Kim Yeon Chul will attend the cabinet meeting on Tuesday(8.13) at 10 A.M.

On Thursday(8.15), Minister Kim will attend the National Liberation Day ceremony at 10 A.M.

On Sunday(8.18), Minister Kim will attend a peace concert held at KBS Hall and deliver congratulatory remarks at the reception event at 5:40 P.M.

2. Vice Minister's Schedule

Vice Minister Suh Ho is on summer vacation until today(8.12).

3. Regarding U.S. Visa Application for ROK Citizens Who Have Visited North Korea

In accordance with the recent addition of North Korea as a country subject to restrictions on Visa Waiver Program travel, the ROKG will issue upon request a certificate of visit to North Korea for the convenience of our nationals.

The certificate will include details including the recipient’s name, passport number, and purpose and duration of visit.

However, through ROK-U.S. consultations, the U.S. Embassy in Korea has explained that individuals do not have to submit additional documentary evidence of one’s visit to North Korea when applying for a visa.