President Yoon Suk-yeol met with Korean residents in New York on Tuesday and promised to ask the U.S. authorities to make sure their rights and security.
The banquet, which was held as a part of Yoon’s go to to town to attend the U.N. Normal Meeting, introduced collectively some 170 Korean residents, together with the top of the Korean American Affiliation of Better New York and enterprise homeowners.
Yoon mentioned he’s pleased with their achievements and grateful for his or her love for his or her fatherland.
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol (2nd from L) and his spouse, Kim Keon-hee (2nd from R), attend a gathering with a bunch of South Korean residents in New York on Sept. 20, 2022. Yoon was within the U.S. metropolis to attend the U.N. Normal Meeting. (Yonhap)
“Our authorities will do our greatest in order that abroad Koreans can get pleasure from their correct rights in U.S. society and develop additional,” he mentioned through the dinner, the place he was joined by first woman Kim Keon-hee.
“We’ll do our greatest to make sure our compatriots should not uncovered to hate crimes and discrimination, and may safely go about their lives. I’ll name on the U.S. authorities to concentrate to enhancing the rights and pursuits of our compatriots in addition to their security,” he added.
Referring to his marketing campaign pledge to ascertain an workplace for abroad Koreans, Yoon mentioned he expects the associated invoice to go by the Nationwide Meeting quickly, because it was additionally a pledge made by the principle opposition Democratic Occasion.
The brand new workplace would help the training of Korean kids, amongst different roles.
“An individual should at all times know the place their roots are, and I’ll rigorously contemplate the desires of our compatriots to show their kids such classes, and rapidly make enhancements if there areas which are missing in Korean language and next-generation training,” Yoon mentioned, in line with his workplace.