On June 22, South Koreans held a rally to protest Yin Xiyue’s attendance at the NATO summit.
Overseas Network, June 23rd According to South Korean media OhmyNews, on the 22nd local time, people of South Korean progressive groups gathered near the presidential palace to protest against South Korean President Yin Xiyue’s attendance at the NATO summit.
On June 22, South Koreans held a rally to condemn NATO’s expansion into the Asia-Pacific.
The people at the rally condemned NATO’s expansion into the Asia-Pacific region, saying that South Korea’s participation in NATO affairs will threaten the security of the Korean peninsula and make the road to peace, prosperity and reunification on the peninsula more difficult. Participants also said that NATO, as an alliance that has sparked military tensions, went to the summit to gamble on the lives and rights of South Koreans.
According to Yonhap News Agency, South Korea’s National Security Director Kim Sung-han said at a press conference on the 22nd that South Korean President Yoon Seok-wook will attend the NATO summit in Spain on June 29 and 30. The South Korean side also plans to set up a South Korean representative office in NATO in Brussels, Belgium.
This will be the first time a South Korean president has attended a NATO summit, and it will also be the first visit since Yoon Sek-yue took office. Jin Shenghan said that Yin Xiyue plans to hold bilateral meetings with the heads of the 10 countries to discuss bilateral affairs such as nuclear power, chips, new energy, and the military industry, and to win the support of all countries to support Busan’s bid for the 2030 World Expo and support South Korea in resolving the North Korean nuclear issue. (Liu Qiang from Overseas Network)