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EU-Republic of Korea leaders’ videoconference: Co-operation, solidarity and sustainability at the heart of a joint response to the #Coronavirus pandemic

EU-Republic of Korea leaders’ videoconference: Co-operation, solidarity and sustainability at the heart of a joint response to the #Coronavirus pandemic

| July 1, 2020

On 30 June, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Council President Charles Michel, together with High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell, held a video conference with the President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in (pictured). The leaders issued a joint press release outlining the outcomes of the video conference. The meeting was an opportunity for the […]

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EU-Republic of #Korea leaders’ videoconference: Focus on the coronavirus response and strengthening bilateral co-operation

EU-Republic of #Korea leaders’ videoconference: Focus on the coronavirus response and strengthening bilateral co-operation

| June 30, 2020

Today (30 June) Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Council President Charles Michel, together with High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell, will hold a videoconference with the President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in. The leaders will exchange views on the respective responses to the coronavirus pandemic, including as regards lessons learned to strengthen […]

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#NorthKorea warns US sceptics as Kim heads for summit with Trump

#NorthKorea warns US sceptics as Kim heads for summit with Trump

| February 25, 2019

North Korea warned President Donald Trump on Sunday not to listen to US critics who were disrupting efforts to improve ties, as its leader, Kim Jong Un, made his way across China by train to a second summit with Trump in Vietnam, write Jack Kim and Josh Smith. The two leaders will meet in Hanoi […]

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#Propaganda – ‘The weapons used against us are continuously evolving’ (interview)

#Propaganda – ‘The weapons used against us are continuously evolving’ (interview)

| February 6, 2019

Anna Fotyga  Hostile propaganda that seeks to undermine the EU could influence the upcoming European elections. MEP Anna Fotyga discusses how to counteract it. Parliament calls for more action against disinformation MEPs are especially concerned about propaganda spread through social media platforms. Experts agree that the disinformation phenomenon is having a bigger impact than ever […]

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#Trump and #Kim sign agreement after historic summit, but few specifics

#Trump and #Kim sign agreement after historic summit, but few specifics

| June 12, 2018

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged on Tuesday (12 June) to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula while Washington committed to provide security guarantees for its old enemy, write Steve Holland, Jack Kim and Soyoung Kim. But a joint statement signed at the end of their historic […]

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North, South #Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on 16 May

North, South #Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on 16 May

| May 15, 2018

North Korea and South Korea agreed on Tuesday (15 May) to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on 16 May to discuss steps needed to uphold the pledge to denuclearize the Korean peninsula, South Korea’s Unification Ministry said. South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shake hands at the truce village of […]

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Nirj Deva: An historic day in #Korea, but patience is still needed

Nirj Deva: An historic day in #Korea, but patience is still needed

| April 27, 2018

The chairman of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with the Korean Peninsula, who is engaged in behind the scenes negotiations to defuse tensions between the North and South, has welcomed today’s (27 April) landmark meeting between  the North’s Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in of South Korea. But Nirj Deva, a  Conservative MEP, warned this […]

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