Ambassador Stephens Affirms that Recognition of Korea Has Increased in United States
June 14, 2019
In a discussion with Segye Daily, Ambassador Kathleen Stephens highlighted how the understanding of Korea has grown in the United States over the past 10 years. She attributed this shift to the growing influence of Korean-Americans, alongside Korea's rising soft power through cultural icons like BTS. She also credited the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement for the growing appreciation of Korea in the United States.
Ambassador Stephens underscored that the two countries should continue to work on bolstering their ties through reaffirmation of their shared values.
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