Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong and Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi held their first talks in London Wednesday, attempting to mend strained bilateral ties, immediately following a trilateral meeting with their U.S. counterpart.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged North Korea to return to denuclearization negotiations Monday in London as Washington seeks to engage Pyongyang.
Belgian Ambassador to Korea Peter Lescouhier notified Seoul’s Foreign Ministry Monday that his wife, who has been accused of assaulting two employees at a clothing store, will soon appear for police investigation.
Seoul strongly protested Tokyo’s “futile” claims over the Dokdo islets in the East Sea in its annual diplomatic foreign policy report Tuesday.
Seoul’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday that it will push for Korean experts to partake in the UN nuclear watchdog’s team monitoring Japan's planned discharge of contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean from its Fukushima nuclear plant.
Seoul expressed “strong regret” over Tokyo’s decision to release contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean from its Fukushima nuclear power plant, a move fiercely opposed by environmentalists and neighboring countries.
The Iranian government said Monday that it is "positively" reviewing the release of the seized South Korean oil tanker and its captain detained since early January, an indication that the two sides are nearing an agreement on Iran’s frozen funds.
Korea is considering sanctions on Myanmar to support pro-democracy protesters while weighing the potential economic impact -- and the safety of Korean nationals in the country.
High school freshmen textbooks authorized Tuesday by Tokyo's Education Ministry for next year will include text renewing Japan's claim over Korea's Dokdo islets in the East Sea, a move immediately protested by Seoul's Foreign Ministry.
The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution condemning human rights abuses in North Korea for the 19th consecutive year Tuesday, while stressing the need for “timely assistance” to the vulnerable amid the Covid-19 pandemic.