WATCH: South Korea’s Yoon warns disinformation threatens democracy around the world
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol warned a joint session of Congress that democracy is at risk abroad.
“Today in many parts of the world, false propaganda and disinformation are distorting the truth and public opinion. They are threatening democracy,” Yoon said.
He highlighted the 70-year-old U.S.-Korean alliance, formed in the aftermath of the Korean war, and said it is now a “global alliance that safeguards freedom and peace around the world.”
While in the U.S., Yoon and President Joe Biden signed a declaration that expands the U.S.-Korean alliance aimed at deterring the North Korean nuclear threat.
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