[QODLink]
Americas

S Korea president to meet Obama in US

North Korea tension likely to dominate talks between country's first female president and US counterpart.

Last Modified: 07 May 2013 14:10
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

Park Geun-Hye, South Korea president, is to hold talks with President Barack Obama on her first state visit to the US.

Washington and Seoul are marking the 60th anniversary of forging their bilateral alliance, and are fresh from the most strident round of North Korean threats against them for many years.

The two countries are pledging to coordinate closely in their approach, and both have offered talks to the North, so far without reward.

North Korea is likely to top Tuesday's agenda, and the positon of China is also likely to be raised.

Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Seoul.

95

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
Featured
Since independence, Zimbabwe has faced food shortages, hyperinflation - and several political crises.
After a sit-in protest at Poland's parliament, lawmakers are set to raise government aid to carers of disabled youth.
A vocal minority in Ukraine's east wants to join Russia, and Kiev has so far been unable to put down the separatists.
Iran's government has shifted its take on 'brain drain' but is the change enough to reverse the flow?
Deadly attacks on anti-mining activists in the Philippines part of a global trend, according to new report.
join our mailing list