Mar 30 2023

President Yoon “I hope it becomes a stepping stone to promote national anti-corruption and promotion of democracy”
Presiding over the 2nd Democracy Summit, Intae Regional Conference… “Korea will take the lead in promoting democracy”
“A place to declare the Korean government’s will to practice the humanitarian strategy… Reaffirmation of the will to defend democracy”

President Yoon Seok-yeol said on the 30th, “Korea, which hosts the 3rd Democracy Summit, will share and spread the universal values ​​of freedom, human rights and the rule of law, and take the lead in efforts to promote democracy around the world.”

President Yoon, who attended the Indo-Pacific regional meeting of the 2nd Democracy Summit held at the Shilla Hotel in Seoul, said, “This meeting reaffirms the will to defend democracy and marks a milestone when the countries of the Indian-Pacific region, whose geopolitical importance has increased, come together in one place. It means a lot in terms of providing it,” he said.

In particular, he added, “I hope that the insights and wisdom gathered at the first In-Tae regional meeting of the Democracy Summit will serve as a stepping stone to promote anti-corruption and democracy in the region.”

In addition, he said, “Korea has declared its will to contribute to the peace and prosperity of the international community. Today’s meeting is a place to once again confirm and declare our government’s will to implement this humanitarian strategy.”

Find the full speech here