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Presidential visit to COP21, Central Europe
President Park Geun-hye visited France to attend the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21). The gathering was attended by more than 130 world leaders and representatives from international organizations. At the meeting, participants discussed ...


Presidential visit to ASEM, Italy
President Park Geun-hye paid an official visit to Italy and attend the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) which took place in Milan on October 16 and 17. The participants of the meeting included leaders from 49 countries from Asia and Europe, the European Council president, the EU commissioner and the secretary general of...


Presidential visit to Canada, the UN
President Park Geun-hye paid a state visit to Canada from September 20 to 22 to meet with Governor General of Canada David Johnston and held summit talks with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The two leaders finalized the conclusion of the Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Both leaders discussed measures to substa...


Presidential trip to Central Asia
President Park Geun-hye visited three Central Asian nations – Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan – from June 16 to 22. President Park paid a state visit to the Republic of Uzbekistan starting on June 16. President Islam Karimov held a summit with her on June 17 in Tashkent. They discussed measures to cement t...


Presidential visit to Netherlands, Germany
President Park Geun-hye traveled to Germany for a state visit from March 25 to March 28 after visiting the Netherlands to attend the Nuclear Security Summit from March 23 to 25. President Park Geun-hye attended the third Nuclear Security Summit, to be held in The Hague, Netherlands, from March 24 to 25. The Nuclear S...


Presidential visits to India, Switzerland
  President Park Geun-hye departed on January 15 for an eight-day trip to India and Switzerland, making state visits to New Delhi and Bern and finding time to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, as well. This is her first overseas trip of 2014. President Park paid a state visit to India from January 15 ...


Presidential visit to France, U.K., Belgium
President Park Geun-hye (right) rides in a state carriage together with Queen Elizabeth II (not pictured) and her spouse on their way to Buckingham Palace in London on November 5. (Photo: Jeon Han)President Park Geun-hye made a three-nation tour of Western Europe November 2-8, 2013. The presidential trip included ...


President Park's Southeast Asian trip for APEC, ASEAN+3
President Park Geun-hye paid a state visit to Indonesia after visiting Bali, Indonesia, from October 6 to 8 for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting and Brunei from October 8 to 10 for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) +3 Summit, the 16th Korea-ASEAN Sum...


Presidential visit to Russia for G20 Summit, state visi...
President Park Geun-hye paid a five-day state visit to Vietnam after attending the 8th G20 Summit which took place on September 5-6 in Saint Petersburg in Russia. President Park Geun-hye arrives in St. Petersburg, Russia, on September 4, where she will attend the G20 summit (photo: Cheong Wa Da...


President Park’s state visit to China
President Park Geun-hye paid a state visit to China on the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. President Park Geun-hye (left) made a state visit to China to hold summit talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 27 (photo: Yonhap).This presidential visit offered a chance for the two leaders to review ...


The president's trip to the United States
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with U.S. President Barack Obama on May 7 at the White House. The two leaders discussed a wide range of issues, including the Korea-U.S. free trade agreement (KORUS FTA), the progress and new direction of the Korea-U.S. alliance, and ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation in ...