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South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited New York to attend the UN General Assembly annual session

South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited New York on Sunday to attend an annual session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Moon Jae-in intends to give a keynote speech on Korean peace and Seoul’s role in resolving global difficulties, including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate emergency, as indicated by his office.

Moon Jae-in’s five-day visit to the U.S., which will likewise take him to Hawaii for a partnership event, comes as Korean individuals celebrate Chuseok, one of their most significant traditional holidays.

It is what might be compared to Thanksgiving Day.

For President Moon Jae-in’s address to the UN General Assembly, the spotlight will be on his message of peace with this year marking thirty decades since South and North Korea joined the UN.

The Blue House says the president is relied upon to call for global support for and interest in South Korea’s efforts for peace and denuclearization on the Peninsula and to voice his commitment to creating inter-Korean ties.

It will likewise be focused on South Korea’s vision and policies for inclusive recuperation and beating the pandemic and featuring the requirement for global solidarity.

During last year’s session, which was held virtually, Moon called for the affirmation of a finish to the 1950-to-53 Korean War – saying this would make the way for complete denuclearization and permanent peace on the Peninsula.

Moon Jae-in, through social media to mark the thirtieth anniversary since joining the UN, said that there stays a lot to be done to understand that objective.

Moon has defined his final year in office as the last chance to build up irreversible peace, promising to do everything he can to propel the peace process.

Yet, pressures on the peninsula have been elevated by North Korea’s launch of two ballistic missiles last week.

Those came around the same day South Korea tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile.

While inspecting the test, Moon Jae-in said Seoul can prevent the regime’s provocations whenever, even though he focused on that the move was not a response to its missile launches, but rather a part of a plan to support the country’s missile ability.

North Korea soon slammed Moon for calling the North’s tests a “provocation” and cautioned of a deadlock in relations.

During the UN, Moon Jae-in won’t meet with leaders from nations straightforwardly associated with Korean Peninsula affairs, like U.S. President Joe Biden.

The two Koreas aren’t scheduled to hold any joint events to mark the 30th anniversary either.

Pyeongyang won’t send a high-level official to the UN General Assembly, and the regime’s ambassador to the UN, Kim Song, will make an address.

“The UN stage will be one of the last global events where Moon can relay a message to North during his presidency which ends next May. Given the tricky situation, the content and tone of Moon’s message will be closely watched and whether it will be able to reignite the peace process on the Korean Peninsula. Kim Min-ji, Arirang News, New York.”

Moon Jae-in is planned to address the 76th session of the U.N. General Assembly at the headquarters of the international association Tuesday (local time).

He is relied upon to request support for Seoul’s peace drive and reaffirm its commitment to making more contributions to the international community.

This year, specifically, the two Koreas mark the 30th anniversary of their concurrent increase to the U.N.

On Monday, Moon Jae-in will be available at the Sustainable Development Goals Moment (SDG Moment) event, alongside the individuals from BTS, a globally famous South Korean boy band, and Moon’s special envoy for “future generations and culture.”

The SDG Moment is intended to place a new power into the campaign to accomplish the U.N.- led goals adopted in 2015.

Moon Jae-in will then, at that point hold bilateral summit talks with Slovenian President Borut Pahor and Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc uninvolved in the U.N. session.

His helpers said there is no plan for a different meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden.

Moon Jae-in intends to meet with Albert Bourla, chairman and CEO of Pfizer, and join a roundtable meeting on South Korea’s offered to become a global vaccine hub.

Following a two-night stay in New York, Moon will travel to Honolulu for the transfer of the remaining parts of South Korean and American soldiers killed during the 1950-53 Korean War.

He will likewise award medals to independence activists under Japan’s colonial rule of Korea from 1910-45, who dwell right now in Hawaii.

Moon Jae-in is to get back to Seoul on Thursday, a day after the Chuseok holiday season.

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