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Reporter : Nam Hyun-woo
Mon, July 4, 2022 | 20:16
S. Korea, Australia to work closely on Indo-Pacific strategy
MADRID _ President Yoon Suk-yeol and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese agreed on Tuesday to strengthen communication in setting up their respective Indo-Pacific strategies and their relations with China.
Yoon confident in his multilateral diplomacy debut
MADRID _ President Yoon Suk-yeol showed confidence in his debut on the multicultural diplomacy stage, arriving in Madrid, Spain, Monday (local time) to attend the 2022 NATO Summit on his first overseas trip as president. During the 14-hour flight, he made himself available briefly to the presidential office correspondents accompanying him on the presidential jet.
Seoul dismisses China's objection to Korea attending NATO summit
The presidential office has dismissed China's apparent objection to President Yoon Suk-yeol's attendance at next week's North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit, saying his participation has nothing to do with any “anti-China policy.”“There is no change to our stance in regard to President Yoon's attendance at the summit,” an official at the presidential office told T...
Ukraine parliamentary delegation likely to visit Seoul
A delegation from the Ukrainian parliament will likely visit Korea's National Assembly next month to meet their counterparts, the conservative ruling People Power Party (PPP) said, Friday. According to PPP officials, the party is in talks with the Ukrainian Embassy to arrange the delegation's visit to Seoul and meetings with leaders of Korea's major parties possibly by July 4.
Yoon angered by police releasing unapproved reshuffle announcement
President Yoon Suk-yeol lashed out at the Korean National Police Agency on Thursday for releasing unapproved documents regarding a police reshuffle before it had been finalized, saying it is either “a disturbance of national discipline” or “a nonsensical error” by government officials.
Trilateral meeting between Seoul, Washington and Tokyo likely at NATO summit
President Yoon Suk-yeol is likely to hold a trilateral meeting with the leaders of the United States and Japan on the sidelines of the 2022 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit, slated for June 29 to 30 in Madrid, Spain, according to officials at the presidential office, Wednesday. Upon Yoon's visit to the NATO Summit, South Korea will also establish a NATO missio...
Yoon vows to rebuild Korea's nuclear power industry through overseas expansion
President Yoon Suk-yeol pledged, Wednesday, to make all-out efforts to support Korean firms bid for nuclear power plant projects overseas, criticizing the former Moon Jae-in administration's policy of phasing out nuclear power from Korea's energy portfolio as being “foolish.” Yoon has vowed to rebuild Korea's nuclear power industry, claiming that the Moon administration's pol...
President zeroes in on unresolved incidents during previous gov't
President Yoon Suk-yeol is expanding his efforts to reveal undisclosed information on incidents related to North Korea during the previous liberal Moon Jae-in government, in what appears to be an attempt to reopen unresolved issues for reinvestigation. During an impromptu meeting with reporters, Tuesday, Yoon said the presidential office is considering “finding the truth” rel...
Incumbent, former presidents clash again over sealed information
A feud between President Yoon Suk-yeol and his predecessor, Moon Jae-in, deepened Monday after Yoon hinted at disclosing information that was sealed during the previous administration. Yoon's move came as the main opposition party accused him and the ruling party of stoking anti-communist sentiments by linking the death of a fisheries official to the Moon administration's att...
South Korean Navy to join multiple Indo-Pacific joint exercises
The Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy will participate in a number of multilateral joint exercises in the Indo-Pacific region in an apparent effort to strengthen trilateral security cooperation between Seoul, Washington and Tokyo. News 1 reported Sunday that the ROK Navy was considering its participation in Pacific Vanguard 2022 exercise, a joint naval exercise between South Korea...
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