S. Korea summons Russian ambassador over commentary on Yoon’s remark

Recently, President Yoon described North Korea as the only country in the world to legalize the preemptive use of nuclear weapons. Russian foreign ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova criticized President Yoon's remarks as being "blatantly biased" in a commentary released the following day.

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President Yoon Suk Yeol speaks at a public debate that touched upon the issue of medical reform at the Seoul National University Bundang Hospital in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, on February 1. PHOTO: PRESIDENTIAL OFFICE/ THE KOREA HERALD

February 5, 2024

Recently, President Yoon described North Korea as the only country in the world to legalize the preemptive use of nuclear weapons. Russian foreign ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova criticized President Yoon’s remarks as being “blatantly biased” in a commentary released the following day.

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