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Half of S. Koreans Expect U.S., N. Korea Won’t Reach Agreement on Denuclearization: Poll

Half of S. Koreans Expect U.S., N. Korea Won’t Reach Agreement on Denuclearization: Poll

SEOUL, Mar. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Half of South Koreans believe that the United States and North Korea will not reach an agreement on the issues of denuclearization and the lifting of economic sanctions, a poll released Sunday showed. According to the Korea Society Opinion Institute (KSOI) poll of 1,008 adults nationwide, 50 percent said [...]

Majority of S. Koreans Support Sanctions Relief on N.K. to Speed Up Nuke Talks: Survey

Majority of S. Koreans Support Sanctions Relief on N.K. to Speed Up Nuke Talks: Survey

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A majority of South Koreans think it is necessary to ease sanctions on North Korea to accelerate denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, a survey showed Tuesday. According to the survey of 1,000 adults here by the National Unification Advisory Council, a presidential consultative body mainly on long-term inter-Korean ties, [...]

6 in 10 S. Koreans Support Cooperation with N. Korea Before Denuclearization: Poll

6 in 10 S. Koreans Support Cooperation with N. Korea Before Denuclearization: Poll

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Six in 10 South Korean adults consent to expanding inter-Korean exchanges and cooperation prior to the denuclearization of North Korea, a poll showed Thursday. The survey was conducted on 501 adults nationwide by Seoul-based pollster Realmeter soon after President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un announced their [...]

National Intelligence Service Says Denuclearization Means “Getting Rid of All Nukes”

National Intelligence Service Says Denuclearization Means “Getting Rid of All Nukes”

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The head of the National Intelligence Service stated yesterday that the ultimate goal of denuclearizing North Korea would involve removing all of its nuclear weapons. According to lawmakers Kim Min-gi of the Democratic Party of Korea and Lee Eun-jae of the Liberty Korea Party, Suh Hoon, the current director [...]

Moon, Pence Reaffirm Strong Alliance, Joint Efforts to Denuclearize N. Korea

Moon, Pence Reaffirm Strong Alliance, Joint Efforts to Denuclearize N. Korea

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in reaffirmed his commitment to the alliance with the United States as the pillar for denuclearizing North Korea during his meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday. The U.S. official arrived in Seoul earlier in the day to attend Friday’s opening of the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, located some 180 kilometers east [...]

S. Korean, U.S. Nuke Envoys Discuss Ways to Resume Denuclearization Talks

S. Korean, U.S. Nuke Envoys Discuss Ways to Resume Denuclearization Talks

SEOUL, Feb. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – The top nuclear envoys of South Korea and the United States discussed ways to channel the reconciliatory mood created by North Korea’s participation in the upcoming Winter Olympics into resumption of talks aimed at “peacefully” resolving the nuclear stalemate, the foreign ministry said Monday. Lee Do-hoon, special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs, and his U.S. counterpart, [...]

South Korea’s Denuclearization Attracts Japanese Media Attention

South Korea’s Denuclearization Attracts Japanese Media Attention

TOKYO, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) – As the South Korean government continues its efforts to lower reliance on nuclear energy and focus on renewable energy, the Japanese media is paying attention to its neighbor’s denuclearization policy in memory of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011. The headline that covered the front page of Tokyo [...]

South Korea and Canada Agree to Work Together to Denuclearize North Korea

South Korea and Canada Agree to Work Together to Denuclearize North Korea

SEOUL, May 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Senior diplomats of South Korea and Canada agreed Tuesday to work together to denuclearize North Korea, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here said. North Korea’s nuclear development, inter-Korean affairs and bilateral collaboration on economic cooperation were also discussed in the talks between Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam and Canadian [...]