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ASEM summit adopts chair statement condemning N.K. nuke...
Jul 16, 2016
The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit on Saturday adopted its chair's statement strongly denouncing North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, Seoul's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said. "The chair's statement includes the content strongly condemning North Korea's developm...


Park says unification of Korean Peninsula is fundamenta...
Jul 16, 2016
President Park Geun-hye on Saturday pointed to North Korea as a "missing link" in the effort to achieve a free, peaceful and interconnected Eurasia, saying the unification of the Korean Peninsula will offer a "fundamental" solution. Speaking at a retreat session of the Asia-Eu...


MOFA Spokesperson’s Statement on the Terrorist Attack i...
Jul 15, 2016
1. The Government of the Republic of Korea is deeply shocked and outraged over the fact that a large number of people were killed in the barbaric terrorist attack in Nice, France, on July 14, and strongly condemns the terrorist act. 2. The Government of the Republic of Ko...


President meets with EU, Laos, Vietnam at ASEM Summit
Jul 15, 2016
President Park Geun-hye talks with EU representatives on July 15 in Ulaanbaatar where the 11th ASEUM Summit is taking place. President Park Geun-hye met with leaders from the European Union on July 15 in Ulaanbaatar to discuss measures to cope with issues ranging from B...


ASEM members join forces for global economy: president
Jul 15, 2016
President Park Geun-hye speaks during the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Ulaanbaatar on July 15. “We must increase the efficiency of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), which serves as a platform that boosts economic cooperation around the world,” said President P...

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Korea, China discuss genetic resource partnerships
Jul 15, 2016
A forum covering Korea-China partnerships on genetic resources, both the benefits of sharing them and on having access to them, is held in Seoul on July 13. Experts from Korea and China have gathered to discuss access to and the benefits of sharing genetic resources in th...


President Park sends condolences to Nice
Jul 15, 2016
President Park Geun-hye offers her condolences to the victims of the recent attack by truck in Nice during the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Ulaanbaatar on July 15. President Park Geun-hye expressed her condolences to the victims of the recent attack by truck...


Korea-Colombia FTA effective July 15
Jul 15, 2016
Director General for FTA Policy Kim Hak-do from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy speaks on July 14 during a briefing to guide and help businesses prior to the Korea-Colombia free trade agreement going into effect on July 15. The free trade agreement (FTA) betw...


Korea, Iran take first steps toward joint botanical res...
Jul 14, 2016
Ziba Jamzad (second from left), head of the Iranian Research Institute of Forest and Rangelands, looks around the plants grown at the Tropical Plant Resources Research Center, part of the Korea National Arboretum, on July 6. Korea and Iran will now exchange plant seed varie...


Korea, US to deploy THAAD in Seongju
Jul 14, 2016
Lieutenant General Thomas Vandal (left) of the 8th U.S. Army and Deputy Minister of National Defense Yoo Jeh-seung announce the agreement between Korea and the U.S. concerning the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system (THAAD), during a press briefing at the...