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Tue, May 30, 2023 | 19:41
Yoon becomes 1st S. Korean to receive briefings at Pentagon, DARPA
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Yoon Suk Yeol visited the U.S. Pentagon's National Military Command Center (NMCC) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Thursday (local time), where he received briefings from U.S. military leadership. Yoon, who is on a state visit to the U.S., is the first South Korean president to visit the NMCC and the first foreign leader ...
Full text of Yoon's address at US Congress
The following is South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol's address to a joint session of U.S. Congress in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the South Korea-U.S. alliance, delivered Thursday.
S. Korea to serve as 'compass for freedom,' Yoon says in speech to US Congress
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Yoon Suk Yeol delivered a speech in English in front of a joint session of the U.S. Congress, Thursday (local time), and pledged that South Korea will stand together with the U.S. to serve as “a compass for freedom” to protect and broaden the liberty of global citizens. Throughout his address, Yoon reiterated the importance of the South Korea-U.S....
S. Korea moves closer to US, distances itself from China, Russia
WASHINGTON, D.C. - During the summit between Presidents Yoon Suk Yeol and Joe Biden, Wednesday (local time), South Korea showed the international community that it is aligning ever more closely with the U.S. stance in its relations with China and Russia, announcing statements containing clauses that may ruffle the feathers of the two neighboring countries.
Yoon, Biden vow nuclear response against NK nuke attack
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Yoon Suk Yeol and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden agreed Wednesday (local time) that the two countries will overwhelmingly respond to any kind of nuclear attack from North Korea with all capable assets of the alliance, including U.S. nuclear weapons.To make such a swift and decisive response possible, the two leaders agreed to launch a Nuclear Cons...
Yoon, Biden to announce Washington Declaration after summit
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Presidents Yoon Suk Yeol and Joe Biden will adopt a new joint statement called the Washington Declaration during their summit slated for Wednesday (local time), which will include details on establishing a new South Korea-U.S. Nuclear Consultative Group (NCG), presidential spokesperson Lee Do-woon said, Tuesday. The NCG will be a regular bilateral consultat...
Korea-US alliance will thrive also in space: President Yoon
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Yoon Suk Yeol visited NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center on Tuesday (local time) and stressed the importance of the alliance between South Korea and the U.S. in space development and security. Yoon, who is on a state visit to the U.S., was welcomed to the space center by U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris. They acknowledged the ongoing bilateral co...
Yoon awards top military medals to Korean War heroes
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Yoon Suk Yeol awarded South Korea's top military medals to American veterans who fought in the 1950-53 Korean War during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Tuesday (local time). Yoon held the event at a luncheon with 300 representatives from South Korea and the U.S. and awarded the Taegeuk Order of Military Merit to three American servicemen who foug...
US will not ask Korea to provide arms to Ukraine during summit
WASHINGTON D.C. - A discussion on the Ukraine war will be included on the agenda of the upcoming summit between Presidents Yoon Suk Yeol and Joe Biden, but the U.S. will not ask Korea to provide military aid to Kyiv, a high-ranking U.S. official said, Tuesday (local time). “We absolutely had every expectation that the war in Ukraine will be discussed as a part of this state v...
Yoon, Biden to sign statement detailing US extended deterrence
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Yoon Suk Yeol and U.S. President Joe Biden will sign a special statement during their upcoming summit in Washington, D.C., detailing strengthened U.S. extended deterrence to protect South Korea. Yoon is now on a six-day state visit to the U.S. and the summit will take place on Wednesday (local time).
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