© Reuters. South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol speaks throughout an inaugural dinner at a resort in Seoul, South Korea, Could 10, 2022. Jeon Heon-Kyun/Pool by way of REUTERS
SEOUL (Reuters) -South Korea’s new president Yoon Suk-yeol stated on Wednesday the safety scenario on the Korean peninsula was troublesome, citing speak of a attainable nuclear check by the North.
Yoon made the remark throughout a gathering with secretaries, urging officers to remain alert to raised reply in such conditions, in accordance with a pool report from the South Korean presidential workplace.
“The safety scenario is hard, with many from overseas additionally involved amid speak of (North Korea) resuming the nuclear checks,” the brand new president stated.
Yoon took workplace on Tuesday amid elevated tensions on the Korean Peninsula, with North Korea testing a collection of latest weapons, together with the most recent one which came about simply three days earlier than his inauguration.
He additionally stated through the assembly that value progress was the largest drawback going through the financial system.
“The financial system is in a really troublesome scenario and the highest drawback is value progress,” he stated. “We have to take a radical evaluation of varied indicators and proceed to check methods to include costs based mostly on evaluation of sources of value progress.”