South Korea seeks unity at Asean-led meetings to ensure Pyongyang fully denuclearises: Kang Kyung-wha

Dr Kang Kyung-wha speaks to The Straits Times on the progress made on inter-Korea ties since April's summit and the challenges she faces as the country's first female foreign minister.
South Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha is in Singapore for Asean-related meetings on Aug 1, 2018.
South Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha is in Singapore for Asean-related meetings on Aug 1, 2018.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

SINGAPORE - South Korea will seek the support of countries in the region at this week's Asean-led meetings to encourage Pyongyang to deliver on its vow to denuclearise, and hold it to account if necessary.

The international community's unified position on North Korea's missile and nuclear provocations helped set in motion historic summits that could potentially lead to a lasting peace on the Korean peninsula, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told The Straits Times on Wednesday (Aug 1).

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