February 27, 2019
Opening Remarks by President Moon at Cabinet meeting on Centennial of March First Independence Movement.
President Moon Jae-in arranged a cabinet meeting at the Kim Koo Museum and Library on Feb. 26. in consideration of the national significance of the 100th anniversary of the March First Independence Movement. It is the first Cabinet Meeting convened outside of a government building other than in times of war.
FM Delivers Keynote Speech at High-Level Segment of UNHRC.
At the high-level segment of the 40th session of the UNHRC on Feb. 25, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha delivered a keynote speech about concerns over systemic and grave violations of human rights in many regions.
FM Delivers Address at High-Level Segment of CD.
Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha attended the High-Level Segment of the Conference on Disarmament (CD) for the second consecutive year on Feb. 25. She explained the efforts to achieve complete denuclearization and to establish a lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.
ROK-Norway Foreign Ministerial Meeting Held.
Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met with Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Norway Ine Søreide on Feb. 25, on the occasion of the high-level segment of the 40th session of the UNHRC. The two top diplomats discussed the way forward for the relationship between the Republic of Korea and the Kingdom of Norway in 2019.
ROK-Ireland Foreign Ministerial Meeting Held.
On the occasion of the High-Level Segment of the UNHRC, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Republic of Ireland Simon Coveney on Feb. 25. They reviewed measures to follow up on Prime Minister’s visit to Ireland last year, and discussed the current situations on the Korean Peninsula and in Europe.
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