Ivanka To Represent U.S. Interests At Meeting With S. Korean Minister

U.S. Department of State

Ivanka Trump will be acting as the United States’ de facto Sec. of State in meeting with South Korea’s foreign minister.

According to KBS World Radio, Ivanka Trump is scheduled to meet with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha this week --
one of a slew of meetings with U.S. officials during the minister's three-day visit.

During a regular press briefing on Thursday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Noh Kyu-duk confirmed Kang and Ivanka Trump would sit down together when asked if such a meeting might be on the cards.

The ministry has yet to disclose the details of the meeting, including the purpose and the date. There's speculation the two will exchange opinions regarding the forthcoming summits between the two Koreas and between the U.S. and the North.

Kang will also meet with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan; House Speaker Paul Ryan; chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia and the Pacific, Senator Cory Gardner; Ed Royce, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee; and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.