According to a report by Yonhap News Agency on January 5, South Korea’s Qingwatai spokesman Kang Minshuo said at a press conference on the 5th that South Korean President Moon Jae-in instructed that the South Korean ship was detained by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran, and the Qingwatai National Security Office and the relevant departments would closely consult closely on the response.
According to the report, Kang Min-suk said that Moon Jae-in made the above instructions after listening to the report of South Korea’s National Security Office Director Xu Xun the day before.
Kang Minshuo said that the South Korean government will respond to the incident strictly, and urgently held a video conference of the relevant departments at about 16:56 the previous day.
Today at 9:00, the relevant departments and the Korean National Intelligence Agency, centered on the National Security Office of Korea, met to share relevant information and seek solutions.
Kang Minshuo also mentioned that the substantive coordination meeting of the National Security Conference (NSC) of South Korea will also be held at 15:00 today.
The South Korean government’s response will be uniformly explained by the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.