|Revised Romanization||I Jaejeong|
Lee assumed the position of Minister for Unification, taking over from Lee Jeong-suk (now a Senior Fellow at the Sejong Institute and Member of the Presidential Advisory Group on the Inter-Korean Summit) in December 2006. The appointment made him the 33rd Minister for Unification, and in the intense prelude to the second inter-Korean Leader's Summit of 2–4 October 2007, the appointment also made him a regular figure in the Korean-language media.
| Unification Minister of South Korea
|Party political offices|
| Leader of People's Participation Party