South Korea and US Agree on Draft End-of-War Declaration ‘In Principle’
South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong said on Wednesday at a press conference that South Korea and the United States have agreed “in principle” on a draft to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War.
In an end-of-year press conference, Chung confirmed that the two countries have agreed on a draft for the end-of-war declaration they have been working on since South Korean President Moon Jae-in proposed the initiative at the United Nations in September. Chung had also reaffirmed the agreement on a draft for the end-of-war declaration between the two countries with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the G-7 Foreign and Development Ministers’ Meeting in the United Kingdom that was held from December 11 to 12.
Korean Peninsula Tensions Escalate Amid a Return to Old School Policies
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North Korea Threats Make Engaging Quad a Risk Worth Taking for South Korea
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What North Korea Thinks About the Russia-Ukraine War
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South Korea’s Foreign Policy in Changing Times: Reversing Course?
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Yoon’s Plan to Ditch Strategic Ambiguity Will Test US-ROK Alliance, DPRK Policy
Introduction: While Yoon has questioned the Moon administration’s policy of strategic ambiguity with regard to the U.S.-China rivalry, the new South Korean President will likely find it difficult to abandon […]
What to Expect From Yoon Suk-yeol’s Policy on North Korea
Introduction: The election of Yoon Suk-yeol, the candidate of the conservative People Power Party, in South Korea’s presidential election on March 9 was an explicit signal for countries involved in […]