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King Sejong Institute in Iran Holds Coursework Completion Ceremony for Korean Language Experts

King Sejong Institute in Iran Holds Coursework Completion Ceremony for Korean Language Experts

SEOUL, Jan. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean Embassy in Iran hosted the 2021 coursework completion ceremony for students at the King Sejong Institute, a state-run Korean language education center. Twenty-six students from the advanced course participated in the offline ceremony. They are Korean language ‘experts’ that have completed the entire eight-semester course on [...]

Statement from the Association of Victims’ Families of Flight PS752: Canada’s Forensic Examination and Assessment of the Downing of Flight PS752 Reveals Iran’s Crimes, Obfuscations and Lies

Statement from the Association of Victims’ Families of Flight PS752: Canada’s Forensic Examination and Assessment of the Downing of Flight PS752 Reveals Iran’s Crimes, Obfuscations and Lies

TORONTO, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Association of the Families of Flight PS752 Victims (the Association) welcomes the Government of Canada’s Forensic Examination and Assessment report on the downing of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752, released today. That report exposes the Iranian regime’s disregard for human life, failure to disclose the truth and pursue [...]

Iran Releases Seized S. Korean Ship, Captain

Iran Releases Seized S. Korean Ship, Captain

SEOUL, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Iran released a South Korean oil tanker and its captain, Seoul’s foreign ministry said Friday, about three months after they were seized over alleged oil pollution. The ship, with its captain and 12 other crew members aboard, left the port near Bandar Abbas on the southern coast, at around [...]

Iran’s Oil Tanker Seizure Appears Aimed at Pressuring S. Korea to Unlock Frozen Assets: Experts

Iran’s Oil Tanker Seizure Appears Aimed at Pressuring S. Korea to Unlock Frozen Assets: Experts

SEOUL, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Iran’s abrupt seizure of a South Korean-flagged oil tanker this week appears aimed at pressuring Seoul to unlock its financial assets frozen under U.S. sanctions amid its worsening economic woes and the COVID-19 scourge, analysts said Tuesday. The Islamic Republic might also intend to send a warning to South [...]