All posts tagged "ambassador"

  • South Korean ambassador to China Kim Jang-soo (Yonhap)
    China summons South Korean ambassador over THAAD decision

    China summoned South Korean Ambassador Kim Jang-soo to protest against Seoul and Washington’s agreement to begin talks on deploying a U.S. Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery in South Korea.. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin called...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • Stephen Bosworth, who served as U.S. ambassador to Seoul and U.S. special representative on North Korea policy, has died at the age of 76, a Washington research institute he headed announced on Jan. 4, 2016 (local time). The cause of his death was not revealed, but the former envoy suffered from prostate cancer. This file photo of Bosworth was taken on Jan. 5, 2011, when he visited Seoul. (Yonhap)
    Former US Ambassador to S. Korea Stephen Bosworth dies

    WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Yonhap) — Stephen Bosworth, a long-time Korea expert who served as U.S. ambassador to South Korea and as Washington’s special representative for North Korea policy, has died. He was 76. Bosworth died at his home in...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • Mark Lippert, the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, watches a Korea Baseball Organization postseason game between the Doosan Bears and the NC Dinos at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on Oct. 22, 2015. (Yonhap file photo)
    Baseball fan US envoy Lippert predicts MLB success for Park Byung-ho

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — When he’s not busy representing the United States in South Korea, Mark Lippert enjoys attending professional baseball games. In fact, the top U.S. envoy to Seoul has become such a dedicated fan in just...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • South Korean conservative activists hold portraits of U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert during a rally demanding his  speedy recovery near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 6, 2015. A knife attack Thursday that injured Lippert is the latest act of political violence in a deeply divided country where some protesters portray their causes as matters of life and death.  The letters read " We love U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert  and demand the alliance between South Korea and the United States" (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Lost in translation? Well-wishing Korean offers dog meat to injured US envoy

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A well-wishing South Korean man tried to offer dog meat to injured U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert, who is recovering from an attack by a knife-wielding anti-U.S. activist, hospital officials said Saturday. The...

    • Posted March 7, 2015
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