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Korea to hold forum on peace, unification next week

By Yonhap
  • Published : Oct 12, 2017 - 14:02
  • Updated : Oct 12, 2017 - 14:02
South Korea's unification ministry said Thursday it plans to hold a forum next week to discuss ways to bring peace to the divided peninsula and resolve North Korea's nuclear issues.

The ministry will hold the Korea Global Forum next Tuesday at the Westin Chosun hotel under the title of "New paths to peace on the Korean Peninsula through international cooperation." 

Baik Tae-hyun, spokesman at South Korea`s unification ministry. (Yonhap)

Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon plans to deliver a keynote speech at the eighth annual forum.

Speakers include Kurt Campbell, a former US assistant secretary of state for East Asia affairs, and John Everard, the former British ambassador to North Korea. (Yonhap)