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Korea-Australia Summit (October 2013)
President Park Geun-hye held summits with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, on October 9. They discussed ways to strengthen friendly relations with his new administration. The two leaders also agreed to more closely cooperate on issues surrounding the Korean Peninsula. 
Current Affairs President Park's Southeast Asian trip for APEC, ASEAN+3

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Korea-Myanmar Summit (October 2013)
President Park Geun-hye held summits with Myanmar President Thein Sein in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, on October 9. The two leaders discussed ways to further develop friendly relations between the two countries and how to expand economic cooperation, touching upon issues on the Korean Peninsula as well as regional and international cooperation.
Current Affairs President Park's Southeast Asian trip for APEC, ASEAN+3

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Korea-China Summit (October 2013)
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping and exchanged opinions on common issues of interest during her visit to Bali, Indonesia, for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), on October 7.
President Park called for the Chinese leader to make efforts to persuade Pyongyang to focus on economic development, not the possession of nuclear weapons.
Current Affairs President Park's Southeast Asian trip for APEC, ASEAN+3

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Korea-Mexico Summit (October 2013)
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to discuss cooperation. She invited the Mexican leader to Korea and spoke on the various events that were held last year to mark the 50th anniversary of Korea-Mexico diplomatic relations. She expressed her sympathy for the Mexican citizens recently affected by Hurricane Manuel.
Current Affairs President Park's Southeast Asian trip for APEC, ASEAN+3

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Korea-Peru Summit (October 2013)
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Peruvian President Ollanta Humala  to discuss cooperation. President Park expressed her appreciation for the past 50 years of Korea-Peru diplomatic ties and said that she was pleased that bilateral relations were upgraded to become a comprehensive strategic partnership last year.
Current Affairs President Park's Southeast Asian trip for APEC, ASEAN+3

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Korea-Vietnam Summit (September, 2013)

President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang on September 9 where they announced a joint statement dubbed “joint statement of leaders for co-prosperity." At the summit, the two leaders held in-depth discussions on how to strengthen bilateral cooperation and exchanges in economy and culture. Both leaders agreed to finalize the ongoing free trade negotiations, reach an agreement for a comprehensive level of free trade by 2014, and work toward extending the bilateral trade volume to USD 70 billion by 2020 from the current level of USD 20 billion as of 2012.

Current Affairs Presidential visit to Russia for G20 Summit, state visit to Vietnam

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Korea-Russia Summit (September, 2013)

President Park Geun-hye and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a summit meeting on September 6 to discuss various topics of mutual interest such as ways to bolster bilateral economic cooperation as well as cooperation in the Far East region.

Current Affairs Presidential visit to Russia for G20 Summit, state visit to Vietnam

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Korea-Germany Summit (September, 2013)
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on September 6 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. President Park discussed with the German leader ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in economy, renewable energy, and cooperation between the small and mediums-sized firms of the two countries. The president emphasized a future-forward cooperative relationship between Korea and Germany, while mentioning various events held by the two countries this year to celebrate the Korea-Germany diplomatic relationship which marks its 130th year and the 50th anniversary of the dispatch of Korean miners to Germany.
Current Affairs Presidential visit to Russia for G20 Summit, state visit to Vietnam

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Korea-Kazakhstan Summit (September, 2013)

President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev on September 6 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. At the meeting, President Park called for strong cooperation and the support of the Kazakhstani government for ongoing development projects carried out by Korean firms in Kazakhstan.
Both leaders agreed to deepen the strategic partnership between the two countries by extending investments, support, and exchanges.

Current Affairs Presidential visit to Russia for G20 Summit, state visit to Vietnam

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Korea-Italy Summit (September, 2013)
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta on September 5 during her visit to the G20 Summit in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The two leaders discussed issues of common interest, including cooperation among small and medium-sized firms of the two countries in creative economy-related industries, cooperation on North Korean issues, and the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit 2014 and Expo Milano 2015, both of which will take place in the Italian city of Milan.
Current Affairs Presidential visit to Russia for G20 Summit, state visit to Vietnam