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Leaders of Korea, China discuss North Korea, FTA in Seoul

Updated: 2014-07-03 15:46:48 (KST)
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President Park Geun-hye and visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping have started their summit talks in Seoul on this Thursday.
While a range of bilateral and regional issues, including North Korea's nuclear programs, are thought to be topping their agenda, the two leaders will release a joint statement and hold a press conference on the outcome of their meeting.
On the economic front, the two leaders are expected to agree to speed up their FTA negotiations and set up a trade market for their respective currencies.
On the second day of his state visit, President Xi will meet the National Assembly speaker, the prime minister, and also address hundreds of students at Seoul National University.
Presidents Park and Xi will also appeal to businessmen from both countries at an investors' forum.


Reporter : yschoi@arirang.co.kr

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