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Seoul, Tehran to work closely on denuclearization: Pres...
May 02, 2016
President Park Geun-hye has reiterated her stance that any development of nuclear weapons by North Korea is unacceptable and threatens peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula. In a written interview with the government-owned newspaper Iran ahead of her visit to Iran, Pre...


Park arrives in Iran for talks with Rouhani
May 01, 2016
South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrived in Tehran on Sunday in a historic trip meant to boost political and economic relations between the two countries. Park wore a white headscarf when she was greeted by Iranian officials at Mehrabad International Airport. She received ...


Park leaves for Iran for talks with Rouhani
May 01, 2016
South Korean President Park Geun-hye left for Tehran, the capital of Iran, on Sunday on a historic trip meant to boost political and economic relations between the two countries. Park is set to meet with her Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, on Monday in the first meeting b...


Park calls for efforts to open era of denuclearization,...
Apr 30, 2016
President Park Geun-hye called Friday for efforts to open an era of denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula and unification of the two Koreas. South Korea should “use the threat posed by North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs as an opportunity to strengthen the foundation...


China's Xi vows full implementation of U.N. sanctions a...
Apr 29, 2016
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that Beijing will "comprehensively and fully" implement U.N. sanctions against North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January and launch of a long-range rocket prompted China, the North's dipl...


N. Korea's isolation to deepen if it conducts another n...
Apr 29, 2016
North Korea will be "further isolated and abandoned" by the international community if it goes ahead with its threat of conducting a fifth nuclear test, South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se warned Thursday. Yun said the South Korean government is closely watching the lat...


S. Korea condemns N.K. missile launch
Apr 28, 2016
South Korea strongly condemned North Korea for its botched launch of another intermediate-range ballistic missile on Thursday, vowing to further pressure Pyongyang to give up its nuclear and missile programs. The communist state fired off the missile early Thursday, but the la...


Biggest-ever business delegation heads to Iran
Apr 28, 2016
Korea's largest-ever business delegation will accompany President Park Geun-hye on her upcoming state visit to Iran scheduled for May 1 to 3. On April 27, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced a list of businesses that will make up the delegation that ...


Korea shares infrastructure expertise with world
Apr 28, 2016
On April 19 a safety inspector assesses the condition of the Tengku Fisabilillah Bridge that connects Batam Island and Tonton Island in Indonesia. The Indonesian government and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) have been working together to implement Korea's brid...


President to make landmark visit to Iran
Apr 27, 2016
President Park Geun-hye will pay a state visit to Iran in early May. This is the first Korean head of state to visit Tehran since the two nations established diplomatic ties in 1962. President Park will hold a summit meeting with Iranian leaders to discuss meas...