Unification minister calls for inter-Korean joint response system against natural disasters

Yonhap News Agency | Sep 8, 2021 at 8:14 AM
  • Unification Minister Lee In-young said Wednesday that South and North Korea should build a joint response system to better cope with natural disasters on the Korean Peninsula.
  • Lee made the remarks during a symposium on inter-Korean cooperation in the field of carbon neutrality in Seoul, noting that the two Koreas are inseparably connected to the same climate and ecological zone.
  • South Korea has been exploring ways to kick-start stalled inter-Korean relations through joint efforts against natural disasters and infectious diseases.