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S. Korea Says U.S. Ambassador’s Remarks on Inter-Korean Ties ‘Very Inappropriate’

S. Korea Says U.S. Ambassador’s Remarks on Inter-Korean Ties ‘Very Inappropriate’

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The office of President Moon Jae-in openly reproached U.S. Ambassador Harry Harris for his remark on Moon’s stated plans to resume inter-Korean cooperation, calling it “very inappropriate.” “It’s very inappropriate for the ambassador to make such a mention for media over remarks by the president of the hosting nation,” [...]

Ruling Party Lawmaker Condemns Amb. Harris for Remarks on Alliance Consultations

Ruling Party Lawmaker Condemns Amb. Harris for Remarks on Alliance Consultations

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A ruling party heavyweight in South Korea strongly criticized U.S. Ambassador Harry Harris on Friday for his remarks on President Moon Jae-in’s push for inter-Korean cooperation. “It’s good to express his personal view, but if South Korea follows whatever a foreign ambassador says, he or she would be like [...]

Police to Bolster Security Following U.S. Envoy Residence Break-in

Police to Bolster Security Following U.S. Envoy Residence Break-in

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean police on Wednesday announced measures to step up security at foreign ambassador residences here following a break-in of the U.S. ambassador’s home. The move by the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency includes providing clubs and capsaicin sprays to officers guarding embassies and ambassador residences. The police also affirmed [...]