Yoon Suk Yeol, the new South Korean president, calls for North Korean denuclearization during his inauguration

CNN — South Korea’s new president Yoon Suk Yeol promised a “bold plan” to bolster North Korea’s economy in exchange for denuclearization in his inauguration speech on Tuesday. Yoon, a conservative People Power Party, made the remarks after being sworn in as the country’s new leader at a ceremony in the capital Seoul, replacing incumbent … Read more

South Korea’s new leader offers support if North denuclearizes

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Yoon Suk Yeol, a conservative political neophyte, took office as South Korea’s new president on Tuesday with a vow to pursue a negotiated settlement of North Korea’s threatening nuclear program and a offer of a “bold plan” to improve Pyongyang’s economy if it gives up its nuclear weapons. Yoon promised … Read more