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S.Korea’s Moon replaces minister in charge of relations with North

In this image made from a video provided by Korea Broadcasting System (KBS), North Korean leader Kim Jong- un (right) greets South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a joint press conference in North Korea capital Pyongyang on September 19, 2018.

In this image made from a video provided by Korea Broadcasting System (KBS), North Korean leader Kim Jong- un (right) greets South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a joint press conference in North Korea capital Pyongyang on September 19, 2018.  

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South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has replaced his unification minister in charge of relations with North Korea and appointed a longtime confidant, Moon's office said on Thursday.

Kim Yeon-chul, a pro-engagement scholar who has headed the state-run Korea Institute for National Unification since last April, will replace Cho Myoung-gyon as the new point man on intra-Korean affairs.

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