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South Korea is ready to cooperate with the DPRK in the field of anti-COVID-19

The newly appointed Minister of unification Lee In Yeong reiterated that South Korea is ready to cooperate with the DPRK in anti-COVID-19 and serious about a situation with a possible appearance of infected in the North Korean city of Kaesong near the inter-Korean border, said Yonhap news Agency.

"We are serious about quarantine in Kaesong and around and closely monitoring the situation... If it is possible to operate (with the DPRK – ed.) to combat the coronavirus, I think we should operate, always, not only in Kaesong but also at any point of North Korea", - said the Minister.

In Japan evaluated the installation of a monument to "comfort women" in Korea

New monument to the so-called "comfort women" established in South Korea, will have an impact on the development of relations between Tokyo and Seoul, this view was expressed by Secretary General of the government of Japan Acehide Suga.

The monument was erected in a private Botanical garden in Gangwon province in South Korea. He depicts sitting on a bench, the girl personifying the victim of the system "women of comfort", which existed during the war in Japanese-occupied territories. Before her on his knees and bowed his head stands a man, in which, according to media reports, it's easy to recognize the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. The monument called "Eternal redemption".

The man threw shoes at the President of South Korea

The man threw shoes at the President of South Korea, moon Jae-In, when he came out of the Parliament building, where he spoke to the deputies, reports the Yonhap news Agency.

According to the Agency, the incident occurred at about 16.30 (10.30 GMT), when moon Jae-In came out of the Parliament building. Man surnamed Chung took off his boot and threw it at the President but missed, after which he was arrested by the police.

In South Korea there was a petition against the magnificent funeral of the mayor of Seoul

More than 267 thousand South Koreans have signed a petition against holding a five-day funeral of the mayor of Seoul Park Won-soon. The document is available on the website of the presidential administration of South Korea in the section where anyone can create a petition.

Earlier it was reported that scheduled for Monday the funeral will last for five days in accordance with the special regulations for the burial of the mayor. Usually the funeral in South Korea lasts for three days. Media wrote that President moon Jae In plans to send a wreath to the funeral Park Won-soon, as they have to visit the head of the presidential administration But Yong-Min and senior Secretary to the President for political Affairs Kan No Jun.

The mayor of Seoul in the suicide note, apologized to all the people and family

Found dead in the night of Friday, the mayor of the capital of South Korea Seoul Park Won-soon in his suicide note apologized to all citizens and his family and asked them to cremate him, reports the Yonhap news Agency.

As reported, a source from the city administration on Friday transferred the contents of the note in the hospital of Seoul University, where the body of mayor transported after its discovery, and where he built a place for remembrance.

North Korea refused to negotiate with the United States

Pyongyang does not intend to negotiate with Washington on this, as reported by the North Korean Central news Agency (KCNA), said the head of the Department of the foreign Ministry of the DPRK on the US Kwon Jeong-Geun.

As noted by the KCNA, the North Korean foreign Ministry earlier "clearly indicated" in the statement regarding the "late "rumors on the summit of the DPRK and the USA." The statement of the representative of the foreign Ministry said that the US "strongly cling to the hostile policy" against North Korea, not ready to propose any new terms and use this subject to resolve the political crisis, therefore, North Korea sees no need for negotiations at the highest level and was shocked by reports of a possible summit.

Negotiations with the USA are meaningless, said the foreign Ministry of the DPRK

USA "persistently clinging to a hostile policy" against North Korea, not ready to propose any new terms and use this subject to resolve the political crisis, therefore, North Korea sees no need for negotiations at the highest level and he was shocked by reports about a possible summit, the statement said the first Deputy foreign Minister of the DPRK Choi Seon-Hee, published by the North Korean Central news Agency (KCNA).

Earlier, after the aggravation of inter-Korean relations, the media and experts from different countries, and some officials said about the necessity and even the possibility of holding a summit between the DPRK and the United States. Hope to summit before the presidential election in the U.S. was expressed by the leader of South Korea, moon Jae-In. Also from 7 to 9 July is expected to visit South Korea, the US special envoy on North Korea Stephen Began.

South Korea urged North Korea to respond to appeals for cooperation

Special adviser to the President of South Korea moon Jae-In on diplomacy and national security issues mun Jeong-In said in an interview with JTBC, the region remains uncertain and urged the DPRK leadership to take steps for the resumption of inter-Korean cooperation.

"North Korea needs to emerge some time later. It is critical that North Korea responded (to our appeal – ed.) as there is a need to find ways to change the situation while we're trying with great patience to maintain stability," he said.

The South Korean authorities will be deprived of licenses two NGOs sending leaflets to the DPRK

The South Korean authorities are preparing to deny the license on the activities of two non-profit organizations, whose actions led to the aggravation of inter-Korean relations, according to news Agency Yonhap.

According to him, the Ministry of national unification Republic of Korea held hearings regarding the so-called "Coalition of the movement for free North Korea" and "Chinsen" before you deny them permission.

Experts tell why Pyongyang has postponed military action against Seoul

"Delay" by North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, the implementation of the plans of the General staff of military measures and of the campaign against South Korea - no more than a temporary respite, and Seoul must seriously consider their next steps, I think South Korean experts.

On Wednesday it became known that the Chairman of the state Council of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN on 23 June held a provisional meeting of the fifth session of the Central military Commission of the workers ' party of Korea of the seventh convocation, which decided to postpone the General staff presented a plan of military action against South Korea. After that, according to Yonhap news Agency, North Korean Internet resources began to remove articles criticizing the South Korean government and the DPRK military at the border dismantled the speakers, which only had begun to set.

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