Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s South Korea visit: key takeaways

Tensions between Iran and South Korea

14 January 2021 | KOREA CHAIR EXPLAINSDr. Tongfi Kim On 4 January 2021, less than a week before the scheduled visit of South Korea’s First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun, Iran seized the South Korean chemical tanker Hankuk Chemi and its 20-member crew near the...
Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s South Korea visit: key takeaways

The 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea

13 January 2021 | KOREA CHAIR EXPLAINSDr. Ramon Pacheco Pardo The 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea was held from 5 to 12 January in Pyongyang. A total of 7,000 delegates participated in the congress, almost five years after the 7th congress of May 2016....
Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s South Korea visit: key takeaways

Moon Jae-in’s New Year’s Address

11 January 2021 | KOREA CHAIR EXPLAINSDr. Ramon Pacheco Pardo President Moon Jae-in delivered the traditional presidential New Year’s Address on Monday. With his non-renewable five-year presidential term coming to an end in 2022, the speech served Moon to highlight...