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Cheong Wa Dae holds emergency meeting over N. Korea's firing of projectiles

Politics 12:41 May 04, 2019

SEOUL, May 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's presidential office convened an emergency meeting of top security officials Saturday after North Korea fired unidentified projectiles into the East Sea earlier in the day.

Chung Eui-yong, director of Cheong Wa Dae's National Security Office, presided over the session, according to presidential spokesperson, Ko Min-jung.

Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo and National Intelligence Service chief Suh Hoon joined the meeting.

The participants are "monitoring the current situation and closely exchanging information with the U.S. side," Ko said.

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