Seoul’s Foreign Ministry urged Tokyo to make “sincere efforts” to heal the wounds of the victims of the Japanese military’s wartime sexual slavery Saturday after Japan’s top envoy issued a statement protesting a recent Korean court decision.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs underscored that reviving North Korea-U.S. dialogue is a top priority in its policy report on major diplomatic tasks for 2021 released Thursday.
Korean diplomats negotiating the release of a Korean oil tanker left Iran empty-handed Tuesday after disagreeing over frozen Iranian funds and claims of pollution.
Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on Saturday urged Japan to refrain from an “excessive response” to Friday's landmark Seoul court ruling ordering Tokyo to compensate victims of the Japanese military’s wartime sexual slavery.
Korea dispatched a delegation to Tehran Thursday to negotiate the release of the South Korean-flagged oil tanker seized by Iranian authorities earlier this week, days ahead of a separate visit by Seoul’s No. 2 diplomat to discuss Iran’s frozen assets
Seoul’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday that it is preparing legal action in response to Iran's seizure of a South Korean-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz earlier this week.
Iran seized a South Korean-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Monday amid ongoing tension with Washington and discussions with Seoul over what to do with Tehran’s assets frozen in Korean banks.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries appealed a Daejeon court's order to seize its assets in Korea to compensate victims of Japan's wartime forced labor immediately after the legal procedure to enable the liquidation process took effect last week.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun held talks with Korean diplomats including Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun in Seoul on Wednesday — an opportunity for Seoul to encourage cooperation between the allies to resume North Korea talks.
On Dec. 2, Japan’s Foreign Ministry was stirred. The Mitte ward council in Berlin approved the permanent installation of the “Statue of Peace.” The Japanese government was disappointed because it thought the statue would be...