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Reporter : Nam Hyun-woo
Fri, December 8, 2023 | 06:03
Yoon asks Japan for S. Korea's participation in Fukushima water release
VILNIUS - President Yoon Suk Yeol requested Japan to let South Korean experts participate in the process of Tokyo's planned release of treated wastewater from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, during his summit with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on the sidelines of the 2023 NATO Summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, Wednesday (local time). Yoon stressed that ...
Yoon calls for NATO's united response against NK threats
VILNIUS - President Yoon Suk Yeol called for North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) united response to North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, Wednesday (local time), stressing that Pyongyang's belligerent behaviors are “actual threat” for European countries as well. Yoon urged this during his speech at a summit between NATO members and their so-called AP4 Indo-Pacif...
Yoon promotes supply chain cooperation, Busan Expo bid during summits
VILNIUS - President Yoon Suk Yeol promoted supply chain cooperation and a bid by South Korea's southern port city of Busan to host the World Expo 2030 during one-on-one meetings with world leaders participating in the 2023 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, Tuesday (local time).
S. Korea, NATO sign new partnership to cooperate in security, technology
VILNIUS - South Korea and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) signed a new partnership agreement composed of 11 documents, called Individually Tailored Partnership Programs (ITPPs), which will cover bilateral cooperation in new sectors such as cybersecurity, new technologies, climate change and the defense industry. The agreement was signed at a meeting between Pres...
Yoon arrives in Lithuania to attend NATO summit
President Yoon Suk Yeol arrived in Lithuania, Monday (local time), to attend the 2023 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit and a slew of diplomatic meetings. Yoon's itinerary includes talks with the Japanese prime minister, during which he will likely demonstrate his administration's position on the safety of Tokyo's plan to release treated wastewater from its dam...
Seoul says Fukushima wastewater release plan meets int'l standards
The Korean government said Friday that Japan's plan to release contaminated water from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant meets international standards, including those of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), if Tokyo sticks to its plan. The government announced this as it revealed its own 22-month analysis on the water discharge plan.
Scrapping of highway project over political bickering draws public criticism
Criticism is mounting over rival parties' politically motivated moves that resulted in the cancellation of an expressway construction project connecting Seoul and Yangpyeong County, Gyeonggi Province. The main opposition party has argued that such a project would have given financial benefits to first lady Kim Keon Hee's family.
Yoon to attend NATO summit, visit Poland
President Yoon Suk Yeol will attend this year's summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Lithuania and visit Poland next week, the presidential office announced, Thursday.
Yoon crusades against 'cartels' within Korean society
President Yoon Suk Yeol is waging a campaign against so-called “cartels” within certain professions in Korean society, pledging to root out groups seeking to protect their vested interests in various fields such as education, finance, communication, technology and R&D.
Opposition party's 2 big figures on collision course ahead of election
The main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) could see a possible clash between its two main heavyweights, Chairman Lee Jae-myung and former Chairman Lee Nak-yon, as the latter has been openly criticizing the current DPK leader, further deepening the divide within the party.