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Obama,South Korean president discuss regional issues
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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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Xi’s Visit Brings No Breakthrough in China-South Korea Ties

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

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North Korea: UN Human Rights Office in South Korea Will Be 'Ruthlessly Punished'

Jun 10 2014 2:10pm CDT | Source: Big Government

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The government of North Korea has responded with signature bombast to the news that the United Nations is opening an office in South Korea dedicated to studying and combating human rights abuses within North Korea, warning that the challenge "to our dignity and social system ... will be ruthlessly punished." A statement by the North Korean Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea is demanding that the United Nations do away with a plan to further invest ...
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North Korea’s Peace Commission Is Very Bad At Its Job

Jun 9 2014 2:14pm CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Chinese President Xi Jinping Visits South Korea - DAY 2
North Korea’s delegation chief, right, shakes hands with his counterpart during a meeting between North and South Korea CREDIT: AP Photo/South Korean Unification Ministry With a name like the “Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea,” one would assume that the statements issued under its name would be full of diplomatic language, urging an end to the war that officially is still ongoing between North and South Korea. But given the Committee’s place as a communications ...
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South Korea Increases Reward to Find Fugitive Ferry Disaster Patriarch to $500,000

May 27 2014 10:59am CDT | Source: Big Government

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Information on the whereabouts of the man at the head of a family-owned business responsible for the Sewol ferry that sank in April, killing 288 people, will now net an informer $500,000 from the South Korean government. Yoo Byung-eun and his son, Yoo Dae-gyun, have been fugitives since investigations into their company began. The South Korean government increased the reward for information on the whereabouts of the owner of Cheonghaejin Marine Co. from $50,000 to $500,000 today, as leads h ...
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