Kang Chang-il, a seasoned politician from the ruling party and the honorary chairman of the Korea-Japan Parliamentarians' Union, was named the new ambassador to Japan, the Blue House announced Monday.
Japanese Ambassador to Korea Koji Tomita said that it is “vital” to improve Seoul-Tokyo relations, strained over ongoing history and trade disputes, “not just for the advancement in multilateralism in Northeast Asia but for ourselves.”
China fully supports South Korea’s idea of a declaration to end the 1950-53 Korean War, said Chinese Ambassador to Seoul Xing Haiming in a recent interview, calling it “one stepping stone” toward a permanent peace on the Korean Peninsula.
U.S. Ambassador Harry Harris sent a congratulatory letter to the Korea JoongAng Daily to mark the newspaper’s 20th anniversary.
U.S. Ambassador Harry Harris, center, hosts a reception for a delegation from The New York Times, the publishing partner of the Korea JoongAng Daily, at his residence in central Seoul, Habib House, on Tuesday.
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Washington supports a formal declaration to end the 1950-53 Korean War as long as North Korea is on board, South Korea’s ambassador to the United States said Monday.
North Korea’s former acting ambassador to Italy has been resettled and living in South Korea since July last year, according to lawmakers in Seoul.
The Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) has asked Japan to ease border restrictions for businesspeople, hoping that the appointment of Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will help to repair the two countries' business relations.
Minister of Unification Lee In-young proposed restructuring Seoul’s consultative body with the United States regarding diplomacy with the North in his first meeting with U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris on Tuesday.