The ROK-U.S. Alliance as a Linchpin to a Lasting Peace in Northeast Asia

Korea Chair Platform

Ladies and gentlemen, after we celebrate this historic year, Korea and the U.S. should begin the next step: making necessary preparations, based on the strong bilateral alliance, to ensure that we can celebrate 100 years of peace in Northeast Asia in 30 years time and welcome the centennial anniversary on a firmly established framework for enduring peace in the region.

Chung Ui-Hwa, Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea