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Today in Korean history

Today in Korean History 14:00 November 07, 2019

Nov. 8

1991 -- President Roh Tae-woo declares South Korea will not arm itself with nuclear weapons.

1995 -- South Korea is elected a non-permanent member of the U.N. Security Council.

2011 -- President Lee Myung-bak holds a summit with visiting Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang in Seoul to seek greater cooperation on nuclear power plant construction.

2017 -- U.S. President Donald Trump addresses South Korea's National Assembly a day after summit talks with President Moon Jae-in and warns North Korea not to underestimate U.S. strength.

Earlier in the day, Trump canceled his plan to make a surprise visit to the Demilitarized Zone that bisects the two Koreas due to bad weather conditions.
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