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According to South Korean National Security Adviser, his country is seeking to establish a mission at NATO headquarters.
South Korea's National Security Adviser, Kim Sung-Han, announced Wednesday that the country plans to send a mission to NATO's headquarters to reinforce cooperation with Washington in light of the "unpredictable" international security situation.
"By establishing a NATO mission in Brussels, Belgium, where NATO is headquartered, we will be able to increase information-sharing and strengthen our networks with NATO members and partner nations," explained Kim during a news conference.
According to reports, the country's mission to NATO will be led by the current by South Korea's representative to Belgium, Yoon Soongu. There is no clarity if he will retain his actual posts, as he is currently covering the ambassador post to the European Union.
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol, is scheduled to attend the upcoming NATO summit in Madrid, expected to be celebrated on June 29-30, which would become the first significant international visit of the president since he took office in May 10. It's also the first time a South Korean president has attended a NATO summit.
“As part of the efforts, South Korea is talking with NATO about information sharing, combined exercises and joint research to counter emerging security threats, [National Security Adviser Kim Sung-han] said.” @soohyangchoi@Reutershttps://t.co/wl5t9grE6a