Kim Dae Jung


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Kim Dae Jung

 (kĭm′ dī′ jo͞ong′) 1925-2009.
Korean politician and president of South Korea (1998-2003). He won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for his policy of rapprochement towards North Korea.

Kim Dae Jung

(kɪm daɪ yʌŋ)
n.
born 1925, president of South Korea since 1998: Nobel peace prize 2000.
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Kim Dae Jung, who was South Korean president from 1998 to 2003, pursued an engagement policy with North Korea that culminated in a historic summit with Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang in 2000.
Kim Dae Jung, who died in 2009, held the first-ever inter-Korean summit with Kim Jong Il in 2000.
If Powell was embarrassed by Bush's stance, Kim Dae Jung was humiliated.
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Kim Dae Jung came away from his March talks with President Bush deeply disappointed.
Sometimes it is meeting such as he held yesterday with President Kim Dae Jung or meetings he has held with President Fox and held with Prime Minister Chretien of Canada.
Professor Martin Meyerson, Chairman of the Medal's International Selection Commission, said, "During almost a half century, Kim Dae Jung has been not only a symbol of democratic values in the Republic of Korea, but also a heroic figure in its progress towards democracy.
The Democratic Party, with which Kim Dae Jung has been closely allied even though he had officially retired from politics following his defeat in the 1992 presidential race, captured the "jewel in the crown," the mayor's slot in Seoul.
South Korean President Kim Dae Jung called Tuesday for strengthening ties between Asian countries and European nations by such means as establishing a ''cyber silk road.
At a historic summit in June, North Korean leader Kim Jong II and South Korea's Kim Dae Jung met for the first time.
Yet when current President Kim Dae Jung returned from his three-day, televised love fest in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, he was able to announce that, for the first time since World War II, there was no longer any danger of a war between the two Koreas.