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Obama,South Korean president discuss regional issues

Jun 17 2013, 6:16pm CDT | by

Washington, June 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and South Korean President Park Geun-hye have held discussion on regional issues over phone, the White House said Monday.

Washington, June 18 — US President Barack Obama and South Korean President Park Geun-hye have held discussion on regional issues over phone, the White House said Monday. The two leaders discussed...

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Obama,South Korean president discuss regional issues

Jun 17 2013, 6:16pm CDT | by

Washington, June 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and South Korean President Park Geun-hye have held discussion on regional issues over phone, the White House said Monday.

Washington, June 18 — US President Barack Obama and South Korean President Park Geun-hye have held discussion on regional issues over phone, the White House said Monday.

The two leaders discussed situation in the Korean Peninsula, and agreed to maintain "close communication and coordination" in pursuing the "denuclearisation" of North Korea, Xinhua reported.

The Sunday evening conversation was designed to build on discussions from Park's recent visit to Washington, the White House said.

During Park's visit to Washington in May, Obama had reiterated the US defence commitment to South Korea with both conventional and nuclear forces.

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5 weeks ago

Open Letter to the Korean President: 61 Years After Armistice, Democracy Is More Vital Than Ever

Jul 27 2014 1:46pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Open Letter To Her Excellency Park Geun-hye, President, Republic of Korea Dear Madame President, As someone who, during 16 years in the United States Congress, has celebrated the US-South Korean friendship and who maintains deep ties with the Korean community in the United States, I respectfully write to express my concern about the policies of your government, which are anti-democratic and which discredit the sacrifices that American soldiers made so ma ...
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7 weeks ago

Xi’s Visit Brings No Breakthrough in China-South Korea Ties

Jul 7 2014 7:00pm CDT | Source: World Politics Review

Last week’s China-South Korea summit confirmed the good relations between Beijing and Seoul under Presidents Xi Jinping and Park Geun-hye. The two leaders announced ambitious economic goals and reconfirmed their opposition to North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. Nonetheless, no breakthrough occurred; until Beijing distances itself from Pyongyang, it cannot fundamentally elevate its relations wit ...
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8 weeks ago

Park’s Central Asia Tour Reaffirms South Korea’s Eurasian Vision

Jun 30 2014 7:00pm CDT | Source: World Politics Review

South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s high-profile six-day visit to Central Asia last week imparted further momentum to her “Eurasia initiative," intended to deepen South Korean ties with that energy-rich but geopolitically volatile region. The trip also highlighted South Korea’s value to Washington at a time when U.S. influence in the region is declining due ...
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