South Korean president accepts resignation of unification minister


South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul speaks during a rehearsal to mark the first anniversary of a summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and DPRK leader Kim Jong Un, at the the demilitarized zone (DMZ) in Paju, April 26, 2019. (Photo: AP)

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has accepted and approved the resignation of Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul, a spokesperson from Cheong Wa Dae said at a press conference on Friday. 

Kim tendered his resignation on Wednesday over worsened inter-Korean relations.