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Sat, June 3, 2023 | 01:04
Yoon downplays surveillance scandal ahead of summit with Biden
President Yoon Suk Yeol said the U.S. government's alleged surveillance of his senior officials will not shake the ironclad trust between the two nations, downplaying the spying scandal ahead of his summit with U.S. President Joe Biden.
S. Korea expected to play bigger role in operation of US nuclear assets
Seoul and Washington are likely to agree on carrying out joint planning and joint execution of U.S. nuclear assets, according to defense analysts, Tuesday, which would mark a major upgrade of the U.S. extended deterrence provided to its ally.
Biden urged to offer bold strategy against North Korean threats
Gaining clear reassurance from the U.S. on extended deterrence against North Korea's nuclear threats should be one of the top priorities for President Yoon Suk Yeol in his upcoming summit with U.S. President Joe Biden, according to overseas analysts, Monday.
[INTERVIEW] Yoon-Biden summit offers chance for Korea to become 'global pivotal state'
The upcoming summit between President Yoon Suk Yeol and U.S. President Joe Biden slated for Wednesday will be a chance for South Korea to show progress in its goal to become a “global pivotal state,” says Oh Joon, former South Korean ambassador to the United Nations. “The symbolism of the summit will be something to be played up. This one will be a state visit rarely given by...
Korean military set to evacuate citizens from war-torn Sudan
A total of 28 Korean nationals gathered in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, Sunday, as the Korean military prepares to evacuate them from the conflict-hit African nation.
Protest against lethal aid to Ukraine
Members of liberal labor groups stage a rally on a street in Jongno district, central Seoul, Sunday, to protest the government's possible decision to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine to support its war against Russia. In a recent interview, President Yoon Suk Yeol said his administration might consider offering lethal aid to Kyiv in the case of “large-scale” atta...
Remembering Korean War heroes in NYC
This image shows 10 Korean War heroes jointly selected by the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs and the Korea-U.S. Combined Forces Command on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Korea-U.S. alliance. From the top, inside the number one, are Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Army Col. Ralph Puckett Jr., Gen. James Alward Van Fleet and his son Air Force Capt. James Alward ...
[EXCLUSIVE] Ukraine welcomes South Korea's gesture of possible arms support
Ukrainian Ambassador to South Korea Dmytro Ponomarenko welcomed Seoul's decision to possibly provide arms to his home country in its war with Russia. “We would welcome the decision by the Korean Government to extend its support for Ukraine beyond humanitarian and financial aid,” Ponomarenko told The Korea Times, Thursday. “Continuation of timely defense assistance from our pa...
[INTERVIEW] Moon calls for new paradigm for peace on Korean Peninsula
NEW DELHI, India - In the last few decades, South Korea and its neighboring countries have engaged in various diplomatic efforts to make North Korea abandon its nuclear ambitions, which threaten the peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula and the international community.
Ancient Indian spirit meets Korean peacebuilding movement
NEW DELHI, India - India is a land of spiritual heritage, with its dynamic history and culture dating back to the beginning of human civilization. The South Asian nation now has a population of more than 1.3 billion, earning the title of the largest democratic country in the world. On the global stage, India is raising its presence as a bridging nation between various power s...
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