[Korea Now Today's Headline] 02/08/TUE
1. South Korea’s new daily COVID-19 infections tallied 36-thousand 7-hundred 19 on Tuesday. With a month to go until the presidential election, concerns are raised to guarantee voting rights for those who will be in quarantine.
2. 윤홍근, the head of South Korean athlete delegation to Beijing Olympic said today that he called for a meeting with the chief of IOC to protest “unfair” decisions in short track speed skating races yesterday.
3. President of France Emmanuel Macron and Russian president Vladimir Putin held a summit on Monday. The two leaders agreed upon prioritizing diplomatic solutions to ease tensions over Ukraine.