February 25, 2024

Moon stresses need for security, dialogue in National Assembly speech

ROK President says strong national defense “essential,” but that only dialogue can achieve denuclearization and peace

The South Korean President on Tuesday emphasized the importance of building “strong security capabilities” so the country can determine its own future, in a speech on his budget plan to enhance the "power of peace" on the peninsula.

Speaking at the National Assembly, President Moon Jae-in detailed his government’s fiscal achievements over the last two and a half years and proposed the government budget for 2020.