TITLE

FOREIGN RELATIONS

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Korea;Aug2007, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the foreign relations of South Korea. The country joined the United Nations along with North Korea in August 1991. It also hosted international events such as the 1988 Summer Olympics and the 2002 World Cup Soccer Tournament. According to the article, South Korea aims to build on its economic accomplishments to increase its regional and international role. Under President Roh Moo-hyun, South Korea sought the elimination of nuclear weapons of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) through the Six-Party Talks.
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26352501

 

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