President Yoon Suk Yeol Appoints New Spy Chief and Foreign Minister

SEOUL, South Korea - President Yoon Suk Yeol has made significant changes to his cabinet, appointing his national security adviser as the new spy chief and a former vice foreign minister as the new foreign minister, according to an announcement from his office.

According to Yonhap News Agency, National Security Adviser Cho Tae-yong has been named to succeed Kim Kyou-hyun as the Director of the National Intelligence Service following Kim's resignation last month. Additionally, former Second Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yul will take over the role of Foreign Minister from Park Jin. These appointments were announced by presidential chief of staff Kim Dae-ki during a press briefing.

The new appointments mark a reshuffle in key positions within President Yoon's administration, potentially signaling new directions in national security and foreign policy.

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