02/14/17 – U.S. Sports Envoys Maia and Alex Shibutani Visit the Republic of Korea

February 14, 2017 American ice dancers Maia and Alex Shibutani will visit Seoul, Republic of Korea from February 20-21 as Sports Envoys for the U.S. Department of State.  As Sports Envoys, the brother-and-sister team will meet with Korean youth in advance of the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. In their role as Sports ...
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02/04/17 – U.S. Sports Envoy Chloe Kim Visits the Republic of Korea

American snowboarder Chloe Kim will travel to Seoul and Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, February 8-10, as a Sports Envoy for the U.S. Department of State.  Arriving almost one year to the day in advance of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, Kim’s visit underscores the United States’ support of the government and people of the ...
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12/09/16 – Statement by Ambassador Lippert at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ambassador Mark Lippert December 9, 2016 : “The alliance is strong and will continue to be strong. We expect policy consistency and continuity across a range of fronts, including: DPRK, other regional issues, and international economics and trade. We will continue to work closely with the government. And, going forward we will continue to monitor ...
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09/20/16 – U.S. Embassy hosts Korea-U.S. Government-Industry Healthcare Dialogue in Sejong City

SEOUL – U.S. Embassy Seoul partnered with the Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare to host the second Korea-U.S. Government-Industry Healthcare Dialogue on Thursday, September 8 at the Sejong City Convention Center. U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia Diane Farrell represented the U.S. Government at the Dialogue. “The event provided an excellent ...
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09/05/16 – North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Launches

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC September 5, 2016 The United States strongly condemns North Korea’s launch of three ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan. These launches, which have become far too common in the past several months, violate multiple UN Security Council Resolutions explicitly prohibiting North ...
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07/05/16 – Ambassador Lippert Announces Upgrade of Official U.S. Presence in Busan

Remarks Ambassador Mark Lippert Busan, Republic of Korea July 05, 2015 : U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Mark Lippert made the following announcement at 16:30 on July 5, 2016, during a Press Availability at Busan City Hall:   We are very pleased to share with the city and people of Busan and the ...
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03/17/16 – Secretary Kerry’s Press Statement On North Korea’s Reported Missile Launch

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC March 17, 2016 We have seen reports that North Korea launched a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan.  We are closely monitoring the situation on the Korean Peninsula. We call again on North Korea to refrain from actions that further raise tensions in the region ...
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02/17/16 – United States Air Force F-22 ‘Raptors’ arrive at Osan AB

February 17, 2016 YONGSAN ARMY GARRISON, Seoul, Republic of Korea – Four U.S. F-22 “Raptor” fighter aircraft conducted a combined formation flight alongside Republic of Korea F-15K “Slam Eagle” aircraft and U.S. F-16 “Fighting Falcon” fighter aircraft in the vicinity of Osan, South Korea, to demonstrate the capabilities of the ROK-U.S. Alliance Feb. 17. “The ...
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01/29/16 – “Uncle Sam’s Camp 2016” Presented by the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Busan, Daegu, and Gwangju

January 19 – 29, 2016 From January 19 to January 29, 2016, the U.S. Embassy will hold “Uncle Sam’s Camp 2016” at the U.S. Embassy’s American Center Korea in Seoul and the three American Corners in Busan, Daegu, and Gwangju.   This program will provide young participants with an opportunity to practice English and learn ...
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01/05/16 – Embassy Mourns Former Ambassador Stephen W. Bosworth

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Stephen W. Bosworth, one of the United States’ most distinguished diplomats, passed away at his home in Boston, Massachusetts on January 3, according to an announcement by the School of International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C., where Mr. Bosworth had been Chairman of ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates “Grand Re-opening of the American Center Korea”

On Friday, September 18, 2015 from 1:00 -3:00 p.m., the U.S. Embassy in Seoul will celebrate the “Grand Re-opening of the American Center Korea” at the American Center Korea (ACK), located in Yongsan-gu, Namyeoung-dong, Seoul. The U.S. Embassy’s American Center Korea was selected in 2014 for the Smithsonian Institution’s Model American Space Project, a remodeling ...
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03/15/15 – KORUS Turns Three: Continued Trade Growth Benefits Koreans and Americans

March 15, 2015 marked the third anniversary of the historic, high-standard Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) entering into force.  Overall U.S.-Korea trade, exports of U.S. goods to Korea, and of Korean goods to the United States all increased in 2014, a clear example of KORUS FTA’s positive, market-opening effects.   “This agreement truly has ...
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11/21/14 – U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert Presents Credentials to President Park

U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert Presents Credentials to President Park November 21, 2014 U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Mark Lippert presented his ambassadorial credentials to Korean President Park Geun-hye today in a ceremony at the Blue House.  Ambassador Lippert expressed his appreciation for his warm welcome in Korea.  He stated that he is “deeply ...
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