Pak Ui-chun

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Pak.
Pak Ui-chun
Chosŏn'gŭl 박의춘[1]
Hancha [2]
Revised Romanization Bak Eui-chun
McCune–Reischauer Pak Ŭich'un

Pak Ui-Chun (born 1932)[3] is a North Korean diplomat and politician. He was the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and was replaced by Ri Su-yong following the 2014 North Korean parliamentary election.[4]

Pak began his diplomatic career in 1972, and went on to serve as ambassador of North Korea to Algeria, Syria and Lebanon. From 1989 to 2007, he served as ambassador to Russia, before being appointed Foreign Affairs Minister upon the death in office of his predecessor Paek Nam-sun.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "박의춘 외무상 등 북한 고위 관료들 중국 방문", Voice of America, April 28, 2008
  2. ^ "駐러 北대사 `對北 제재는 `전쟁 선포` 간주`", Joins, January 13, 2003
  3. ^ News Agency, Yonhap (2000). Korea annual. University of California. p. 809. ISBN 978-89-7433-051-4. 
  4. ^ "N.Korean Regime Reshuffles Top Posts", Chosun Ilbo, 10 April 2014
  5. ^ "N Korea has new foreign minister", Agence France-Presse, May 19, 2007

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Party political offices
Preceded by
TBD
Foreign Minister of North Korea (DPRK)
TBD - 2014
Succeeded by
Ri Su-yong