[Korea Now Today's Headline] 06/24/FRI
1. The U.S National Defense Authorization Act for the fiscal year 2023 was approved by the House Armed Service Committee on Thursday. The Biden Administration specified that its military presence in South Korea should be maintained as a status quo of 28-thousand 5-hundred.
2. The European Union accepted Ukraine's candidacy for joining the membership on Thursday. The decision was made swiftly in about four months after the application.
3. The WHO’s International Health Regulation Emergency Committee met on Thursday to discuss whether to declare monkeypox, a global emergency. The WHO said that the decision will come as early as Friday local time.