Tensions between Iran and South Korea

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...
Tensions between Iran and South Korea

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....
Tensions between Iran and South Korea

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...