US Ambassador to Seoul Harry Harris poses for photos during a meeting at the foreign ministry in Seoul in November. Photo: AP US Ambassador to Seoul Harry Harris poses for photos during a meeting at the foreign ministry in Seoul in November. Photo: AP
US Ambassador to Seoul Harry Harris poses for photos during a meeting at the foreign ministry in Seoul in November. Photo: AP

Seoul rebukes US envoy Harry Harris over ‘very inappropriate’ Moon Jae-in comments – and his moustache

  • Ambassador had called for consultations with Washington over South Korean president’s plans for joint projects with Pyongyang
  • Critics say Harris’ facial hair alludes to appearance of governors-general during Japan’s colonisation of Korean peninsula

Topic |   South Korea
US Ambassador to Seoul Harry Harris poses for photos during a meeting at the foreign ministry in Seoul in November. Photo: AP US Ambassador to Seoul Harry Harris poses for photos during a meeting at the foreign ministry in Seoul in November. Photo: AP
US Ambassador to Seoul Harry Harris poses for photos during a meeting at the foreign ministry in Seoul in November. Photo: AP
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