Tensions between Iran and South Korea

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On 4 January 2021, less than a week before the scheduled visit of South Korea’s First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun, Iran seized the South Korean chemical tanker Hankuk Chemi and its 20-member crew near the Strait of Hormuz between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. What is the political background to the new tensions?
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputKorea Chair Explains
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2021

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