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President names new vice chief of security office

All News 10:22 June 20, 2017

SEOUL, June 20 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday appointed a former diplomat as a new vice chief of the National Security Office.

Nam Gwan-pyo, a former ambassador to Hungary, was appointed the second vice chief of the security office.

Nam replaced Kim Ki-jung, a Yonsei University professor, who resigned only 10 days after his appointment to the post, which acts as a senior security advisor to the president, citing health issues.

Nam Gwan-pyo (Yonhap file photo)


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