Former security chief denies fishermen repatriations were done to appease North
A former Blue House security official denied Sunday that Seoul repatriated two North Korean fishermen in 2019 at Pyongyang's behest, hitting back at claims that their deportation was done to appease North Korea.
Clear the suspicion
The case constitutes a clear violation of our Constitution and a shameful act against humanity. The Yoon Suk-yeol administration must get to the bottom of the suspicions.
Foreign minister voices concern over Japan's Sado mine to Unesco chief
Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong expressed deep concerns over Japan's move to have a mine linked to the forced labor of Koreans listed as a world heritage site, in a meeting with the Unesco chief in Paris on Tuesday, his ministry said.
Seoul, Washington agree on draft for end-of-war declaration: minister
Seoul and Washington have effectively agreed on a draft text for a declaration to end the 1950-53 Korean War amid ongoing efforts to bring Pyongyang back to the dialogue table, said Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong Wednesday.
Top envoys Chung, Lavrov meet twice in one year
Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov emphasized dialogue and diplomacy with North Korea during a meeting in Moscow Wednesday. “We emphasized the need to resume negotiations amongst all relevant countries to...
How to turn away from an ally (KOR)
In a recent interview with the Washington Post, Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong stressed the need for the United States to present detailed incentives to North Korea to bring the recalcitrant state to the negotiating table. The...
Siding with China
“It’s not China twenty years ago, so they want to project what they have into its foreign policy, which is only natural. But I don’t know whether we should call it assertive or not, you know. They want to have their voices heard...
Chinese envoy to visit for talks on bilateral issues, North
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will make a two-day visit to Seoul next Tuesday and Wednesday for talks with his South Korean counterpart, Chung Eui-yong, on bilateral relations and the North Korea issue, Seoul’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
U.S. requests Korea to allow evacuees on bases
The United States has made a request to the South Korean government to temporarily house Afghan evacuees in U.S. military bases here, Seoul’s top diplomat confirmed Monday.
Wang Yi warns Seoul not to take sides in Sino-U.S. rivalry
Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong said he hopes relations between Washington and Beijing will develop in a "stable manner" in a phone call with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who warned Korea against taking sides