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Reporter : Nam Hyun-woo
Sat, December 9, 2023 | 17:03
Seoul pledges $2.3 bil. in aid to help rebuild Ukraine
NEW DELHI ― South Korea will provide an aid package totaling $2.3 billion for the reconstruction of war-ravaged Ukraine ― $300 million offered through international organizations next year and $2 billion in mid-term, low-interest loans from 2025, President Yoon Suk Yeol promised during a speech at the Group of 20 (G20) Summit in New Delhi, India, Sunday.
S. Korea and Turkey seek defense industry partnerships in drones, armored vehicles
NEW DELHI - President Yoon Suk Yeol held a summit with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the Group of 20 (G20) Summit in New Delhi, Saturday, and discussed ways to expand partnerships in the defense industry focusing on drones, military transport aircraft and other weapons. According to Seoul's presidential office, Yoon congratulated the 100th anniver...
Korea to make fresh $300 mil. contribution to Green Climate Fund
NEW DELHI - Korea will make a fresh $300 million contribution to the Global Climate Fund (GCF), as part of the country's commitment to the world's battle with climate change, President Yoon Suk Yeol announced during the Group of 20 (G20) Summit in New Delhi, Saturday (local time). Yoon announced the fresh capital injection during his speech at the first session of the summit,...
Yoon to promote Seoul's relationship with US at G20 amid Xi's absence
NEW DELHI - President Yoon Suk Yeol arrived in India on Friday evening (local time) to attend the Group of 20 (G20) summit. The Indian capital is the second stop on Yoon's seven-day trip after Jakarta, Indonesia, where he attended summits related to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). It also marks the second time that Yoon will attend the G20 summit, followin...
Korea, Indonesia pledge stronger security, economic cooperation
JAKARTA - President Yoon Suk Yeol and his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo held a summit in Jakarta, Friday, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries, while pledging to strengthen their security and economic partnership further over the next 50 years.
North Korea's nuclear issue should not derail Seoul-Beijing ties, Yoon says
JAKARTA - President Yoon Suk Yeol told China, Thursday, that North Korea's escalating nuclear and missile threats will only strengthen the coupling of South Korea, the United States and Japan, and asked Beijing to play its role to prevent the issue from hindering relations with Seoul.
Korea signs free trade pact with Philippines
JAKARTA - Korea and the Philippines signed a free trade agreement, Thursday, marking the fifth bilateral free trade pact Seoul inked with a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Following the pact, Korea and the Philippines will remove tariffs on approximately 95 percent of items traded between the two sides. In particular, duties on Korean cars and au...
Yoon urges Russia, China to enforce UN resolutions on N. Korea
JAKARTA ― President Yoon Suk Yeol stressed, Thursday, the “hefty responsibility” that the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council possess in handling North Korea's nuclear and missile threats, in an apparent signal to Russia and China, which have blocked the international community's attempts to punish Pyongyang's repeated provocations.
Yoon warns against possible Russia-North Korea cooperation
President Yoon Suk Yeol issued, Tuesday, an apparent warning against Russia, which is purportedly pursuing an arms trade deal with North Korea. He made the comments at the South Korea- Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Yoon urges ASEAN to align with 3-way bloc of S. Korea, US, Japan
JAKARTA ― President Yoon Suk Yeol urged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to align their interests with the three-way bloc of South Korea, the United States and Japan. Yoon highlighted the bloc's importance and strategic support for ASEAN during the South Korea-ASEAN summit in Indonesia, Wednesday (local time).
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