US Special Envoy attending North Korean Human Rights meetings in Europe

The US Dept of State announced that Ambassador Robert King, Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, will travel to Brussels June 16-17 for meetings with officials from the European Parliament, European Union, and countries which share deep concerns about the deplorable human rights situation in the DPRK. He will be joined by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Scott Busby.

Ambassador King will then travel to Geneva on June 18 to participate in the UN Human Rights Council’s 26th Session. Ambassador King will deliver U.S. remarks in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the DPRK, following the official presentation of the Special Rapporteur’s report.

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