The South Korean Unification Ministry introduced the upcoming assembly after a spherical of high-level talks between officers from Pyongyang and Seoul on the DMZ Monday.
Moon has lengthy been an advocate for better engagement with North Korea, courting again to his days as a key presidential aide within the 2000s.
He’s credited with utilizing this 12 months’s Winter Olympics to assist heat relations between Pyongyang and the remainder of the world after a tense 2017.
That detente paved the best way for the April inter-Korean summit and US President Donald Trump’s assembly with Kim in Singapore in June — the primary ever between sitting leaders of North Korea and the US.
Moon would be the third South Korean president to journey to the North Korean capital. South Korean President Kim Dae-jung met Kim Jong Un’s father and predecessor, Kim Jong Il, in Pyongyang in 2000 for the primary inter-Korean summit. Former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun additionally met Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang in 2007.