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President Park meets with Vladimir Putin
Sep 09, 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.“Enhanced cooperation in Eurasian cou...


President Park holds summits with Germany, Kazakhstan
Sep 06, 2013
President Park Geun-hye held summit meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev on September 6 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. At the meeting with the German leader, President Park discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in ec...


Park calls for G20 to cooperate on mutual growth
Sep 06, 2013
President Park Geun-hye stressed the importance of cooperation to the Group of 20 nations and a sense of joint community to seek mutual growth, at the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia. (From left) German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Kor...


Korea, Italy hold summit to discuss cooperation
Sep 06, 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. This is the first bilateral summit President Park has had with a European leader since her inauguration. At the meetin...


President Park meets UN chief Ban Ki-moon at G20 Summit
Sep 06, 2013
President Park Geun-hye met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on September 5 during her visit to St. Petersburg, Russia, for the G20 Summit. At the meeting, the two leaders discussed international issues, including the Syrian crisis and North Korean issues. Ban expressed his ...


President emphasizes cooperation with Russia
Sep 05, 2013
President Park Geun-hye expressed her vision on bilateral relations with Russia at an interview with Russia’s leading news agency Itar Tass."Korea and Russia share mutually cooperative relations and the two countries can cooperate in many sectors," said President Park at the excl...


President departs for Russia to attend G20 Summit
Sep 04, 2013
President Park Geun-hye will visit Saint Petersburg in Russia from September 4 to 7 to attend the 8th G20 Summit scheduled for September 5-6. President Park Geun-hye waves to the crowds at Seoul Airbase in Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province) on September 4 before depar...


President vows to foster broadcasting industry
Sep 04, 2013
President Park Geun-hye said that the broadcasting industry is a core industry to lead her creative economy vision. At a celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of Broadcasting Day on September 2 in Seoul, President Park said that she will “actively support development of the me...

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Prime Minister’s visit to Middle East, Southwest Asia
Sep 03, 2013
Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won paid an official two-day visit to Bahrain on August 25 on the invitation of his Bahraini counterpart Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa as the first stop on his overseas visit to the Middle East and four Southwest Asian nations. This marks the firs...


Myanmar institutes Saemaul Undong for rural development
Sep 02, 2013
Korea underwent rapid rural development in the 1970s under Saemaul Undong, also known as New Community Movement. Now, Myanmar is instituting the same program with Korea’s help. Korea’s Minister of Security and Public Administration Yoo Jeong-bok visited Myanmar’s capital Naypyida...