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Reporter : Nam Hyun-woo
Mon, December 4, 2023 | 15:56
Yoon vows to play bigger role in tackling food crisis, climate change
HIROSHIMA, Japan - President Yoon Suk Yeol pledged an increased role for South Korea in global society's battle against the food crisis, health risks and climate change during speeches at the Group of Seven (G7) Summit in Hiroshima, Japan, Saturday, assuring participants of Seoul's increased donations to global programs and organizations.
Will Yoon meet Zelenskyy at Hiroshima G7 Summit?
HIROSHIMA, Japan - Attention is growing over a possible meeting between President Yoon Suk Yeol and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Hiroshima, Japan, after the latter arrived in the venue for the Group of Seven (G7) Summit to ask for participating nations' support in its war against Russia.
S. Korea, India seek to bolster Indo-Pacific focused strategic partnership
HIROSHIMA, Japan - President Yoon Suk Yeol and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a summit on the sidelines of the Group of Seven Summit in Hiroshima, Japan, Saturday, and agreed to develop the two countries' special strategic partnership, as well as aligning their strategies for the Indo-Pacific region.
Yoon apologizes to S. Korean A-bomb victims in Japan
HIROSHIMA, Japan - President Yoon Suk Yeol apologized, Friday, to South Korean victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945, saying their country was not there to help when the victims were suffering in a foreign land. “When [South] Koreans were suffering from the atomic bombing, their country was under colonial rule. It was later liberated and become an independent cou...
Yoon discusses ways to strengthen economic cooperation with leaders of Australia, Vietnam
HIROSHIMA, Japan - President Yoon Suk Yeol held summits with the leaders of Australia and Vietnam, Friday, and agreed to strengthen economic cooperation with the two countries, which are South Korea's comprehensive strategic partners. Yoon met Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on the first day of his three-day visit to Hi...
Yoon calls for national unity at May 18 uprising ceremony
President Yoon Suk Yeol called for national unity to safeguard liberal democracy in a speech, Thursday, at the 43rd anniversary ceremony of the 1980 May 18 pro-democracy uprising in Gwangju. However, his office and the main opposition party traded barbs over whether to amend the Constitution to incorporate the spirit of the May 18 uprising, blaming each other for insulting it...
S. Korea, Canada agree on stronger defense, security cooperation
President Yoon Suk Yeol and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agreed to expand the two countries' partnership in defense and security, hailing the recent launch of negotiations for an information security agreement between Seoul and Ottawa. Along with defense cooperation, Yoon and Trudeau made a series of promises for deeper bilateral relations during their summit in Seo...
Yoon slams Russia for 'illegal invasion' of Ukraine
President Yoon Suk Yeol slammed Russia for its “attempts to change the status quo by force and coercive diplomacy,” during a conference attended by Ukraine's first lady Olena Zelenska, Wednesday.
Zelenska asks Yoon to provide non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
Ukraine's first lady Olena Zelenska asked President Yoon Suk Yeol to expand South Korea's aid to the war-torn country during a meeting in Seoul, Tuesday, according to the presidential office. Presidential spokesperson Lee Do-woon said Zelenska, who visited Seoul as a special envoy of her husband, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, expressed her hopes that South Korea will provide...
Korea eyes submarine deal with Canada
A planned summit between President Yoon Suk Yeol and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is prompting speculation over a potential submarine deal between Korea and Canada as Ottawa plans to replace its aging submarines.