[Ambassador Harris’ Speech] Striving for Peace: the U.S.-ROK Alliance 65 Years After the Armistice Agreement

Remarks Harry Harris U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea 2018 JoongAng Ilbo-CSIS Forum Westin Chosun Hotel October 22, 2018 AS DELIVERED Recognizing the foreign policy experience and wisdom gathered here today, I want to be sure to make the best use of your time. So with brevity in mind, I would like to give ...
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[Ambassador Harris’ Speech] Korea Society Van Fleet Award Dinner

Remarks Harry Harris U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea IHO CJ Group Chairman Sohn, Kyung-shik Plaza Hotel, New York September 21, 2018 As Prepared for Delivery – Thank you for your invitation to appear tonight and for the opportunity to address this distinguished audience.  It’s a pleasure to be here and an honor to ...
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[Ambassador Harris’ Speech] Korea-U.S. Alliance Foundation

Remarks Harry Harris U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Millennium Hilton Hotel September 14, 2018, 7:00 p.m. As Prepared for Delivery – Ladies and gentlemen, it’s a pleasure to be here with you this evening for a wonderful event that honors and reflects our enduring bilateral alliance.  This past week, as many of you ...
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[Ambassador Harris’ Speech] The Enduring U.S.-ROK Alliance and Future of our Partnership

Remarks Harry Harris U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Far East Broadcasting Forum September 11, 2018 As Prepared for Delivery – Thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen for the warm welcome.  It’s a pleasure to be here, and I’m excited to share my thoughts with you this evening. The U.S. government has a ...
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[Ambassador Harris’ Speech] Globalization v. Regionalism: Notes on the U.S. Perspective

Remarks Harry Harris U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea East-West Center Alumni Conference Sapphire Ballroom, 3d Floor, Lotte Hotel, Seoul August 24, 2018 As Prepared for Delivery – It is a true privilege to be here with you this morning as part of the East-West Center’s alumni conference. I have had the privilege of ...
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[Ambassador Harris’ Speech] The U.S.-ROK Relationship: Towards the Next 65 Years

Remarks Harry Harris U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Korea National Diplomatic Academy August 13, 2018 As Prepared for Delivery – Thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen. It’s a pleasure to speak with all of you. I want to use my time at the lectern today to discuss U.S.-Korea relations looking forward. There ...
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09/23/16 – Ambassador Lippert on the Critical Moment for Global Climate Change

Remarks Ambassador Mark Lippert Republic of Korea September 23, 2016 : “The Critical Moment for Global Climate Change Action” Welcome Good morning.  It’s a great honor to be here today to talk about climate change and the Paris Agreement.  It is a critical moment in the global effort to arrest the catastrophic global impact of ...
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07/21/16 – Transforming the Alliance Through New Frontiers of Cooperation

Ambassador Mark Lippert Korea Press Center July 21, 2016 : Introduction Thank you, President Song (STEPI), Assistant Minister Min (MSIP), and Dr. Ahn (STEPI moderator) for your welcome and kind introduction.  To the distinguished guests and members of the press who have joined us today, thank you and good morning. It is a pleasure to ...
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03/04/15 – Press Statement: U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Mark Lippert Assaulted

Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 4, 2015 : We can confirm that U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Mark Lippert was assaulted Thursday morning in Seoul while giving a speech. We strongly condemn this act of violence. The Ambassador is being treated at a local ...
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02/19/16 – Ambassador Mark W. Lippert Remarks at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea Headquarters Building, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Remarks Ambassador Mark Lippert Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Busan, Republic of Korea February 19, 2016 : AMBASSADOR LIPPERT:  Good afternoon everyone.  (Remarks in Korean). So I basically said, welcome everybody, great to be here.  Especially because I am a sailor, I am particularly honored to be here today.  Admiral Byrne, you’re right.  It feels good to ...
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03/10/15 – U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Mark Lippert Statement at Yonsei Severance Hospital

Remarks Ambassador Mark Lippert Yonsei Severance Hospital Seoul, Republic of Korea March 10, 2015 : Anyeong hashimnikka yorobun. (안녕하십니까 여러분) Good afternoon. I am very grateful to be here today. Let me make a few brief comments and then I’ll take a couple of questions.  First, I am happy to report that my family and ...
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03/05/15 – Update on Ambassador Mark Lippert

Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 05, 2015 : On Thursday in Seoul, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Mark Lippert underwent surgery to treat wounds to his face and hand following an assault earlier that day. He is currently recovering in the hospital. As the ...
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02/05/15 – Ambassador Mark Lippert Remarks at Korea Employers Federation 38th Top Management Forum

Remarks Ambassador Mark Lippert Employers Federation 38th February 05, 2015 : As Prepared for Delivery Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen.  Thank you, Chairman Kim, for inviting me to address the Korea Employers Federation 38th Top Management Forum.  I am honored to be here today to speak on U.S.-Korea relations. Let me start out with the ...
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11/11/14 – Ambassador Mark Lippert Remarks at Veterans’ Day Ceremony

Remarks Ambassador Mark Lippert Veterans’ Day Ceremony 8th Army War Memorial November 11, 2014 : Ladies and gentlemen, it is my privilege as the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Korea to be here today as we honor and commemorate the service and sacrifice of our Veterans.   Each year, the ...
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10/31/14 – Ambassador Mark Lippert Remarks at Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Remarks Ambassador Mark Lippert Ministry of Foreign Affairs October 31, 2014 : Hi everybody.  Just wanted to say I had a very, very good first day in Korea. It’s been a real treat to meet some new Korean friends, meet the good team at the U.S. Embassy and then the highlight of the day is ...
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