Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials on a U.S.-EU Agreement on Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

START SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: Taking questions, once again, as a reminder are [senior administration official], [senior administration official], and [senior administration official]. With that, I will kick it off by…

Public Schedule – October 31, 2021

SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN Secretary Blinken accompanies President Biden on travel to Vatican City, Rome, and Glasgow, from October 28-November 2, 2021. Please click here for more information. Secretary Blinken…

Secretary of State Blinken’s Meeting with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong on the margins of the G-20…

Moon, EU leader agree to bolster vaccine supplies for developing nations

ROME, Oct. 30 (Yonhap) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen agreed Saturday to step up efforts to boost the supply of COVID-19…

Seoul foes set to renew KBO postseason rivalry in wild card game

SEOUL– Two Seoul-based rivals will square off on Monday in the first postseason game in South Korean baseball this year. The Doosan Bears will host the Kiwoom Heroes for the…

New virus cases remain in 2,000s for 4th day ahead of ‘living with COVID-19’ measures

SEOUL– South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases surpassed 2,000 for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday, deepening health authorities’ worries over a possible resurgence of virus infections ahead of the implementation…

Canadian slugger Romak retires after 5 seasons in KBO

SEOUL– Jamie Romak, one of the most successful foreign hitters in South Korean baseball history, has announced his retirement after spending his final five seasons here. The SSG Landers of…

Ahn Cheol-soo to declare third presidential bid this week

SEOUL– Ahn Cheol-soo, leader of the minor opposition People’s Party, will declare his third presidential run this week, the party said Sunday, shaping next March’s election as a four-way race.…

DP presidential nominee vows to launch real estate supervisory service

SEOUL– Lee Jae-myung, the presidential nominee of the ruling Democratic Party, has said that, if elected, he will launch a real estate supervisory service in an effort to root out…

Unification minister meets with WFP chief, senior Vatican official in Rome

SEOUL– Unification Minister Lee In-young held meetings with the chief of the World Food Program (WFP) and a senior Vatican official during a trip to Rome and discussed issues related…