Korean Delegation in the Round table to discuss the Situation in Korean Peninsula
On 23rd October 2018, the Council hosted a Round Table discussion on “ Current situations in the Korean Peninsula” in collaboration with the Korean Embassy in Egypt. Participants included Ambassador/ Dr. Mounir Zahran; Chairman of the Council, Ambassador/ Dr. Ezzat Saad; Director of the Council, and a number of the Council’s members. Delegation from the Korean Embassy included the Korean Ambassador to Cairo Mr.Yoon Yeo cheol and a number of the Korean Embassy’s members in Cairo.
Themes of the meeting included the following points:
– The USA-North Korean relations and developments with respect to the setting up of a “Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) – Free Korean peninsula” which was spoken on by Prof.KIM Hyun-Wook, Professor at the National Diplomatic Academy in South Korea,who affirmed that the Year 2018 witnessed noticeable developments with respect to the toning down of rhetoric between the two sides and holding the USA-Korean Summit that was hosted by Singapore which the two parties appeared as if they were pursuing to find a more peaceful alternative, abandon the established sanctions regime, the setting up of a “Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) – Free Korean peninsula”, and reach a full irrevocable agreement.
– As to the developments related to the signing of the Peace Agreement between both Koreas, spoke Mr.Kim Jihoon; Deputy Head of the Department of Policy Planning at the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who affirmed that peace efforts between both sides were called for it by South Korea with the aim of creating comprehensive peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula.