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03/31/16 Remarks by President Obama, President Park Geun-Hye of the Republic of Korea, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan After Trilateral Meeting

Remarks President Obama President Park Geun-Hye  Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, D.C. March 31, 2016 11:51 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Well, it is a pleasure to host President Park of the Republic of Korea and Prime Minister Abe of Japan, two of our closest allies in Asia, two of my closest ...
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03/29/16 – Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken Remarks on U.S.-Japan-R.O.K. Trilateral Relationship

March 29, 2016 Good morning. It’s a pleasure to be back at Brookings—and I have to tell you that it is beginning to feel like a second home. Just yesterday, Strobe and I spent some time talking with colleagues about the future of Europe. Over the last year, as Strobe mentioned, I’ve spoken with the ...
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03/04/15 – Press Statement: U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Mark Lippert Assaulted

Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 4, 2015 : We can confirm that U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Mark Lippert was assaulted Thursday morning in Seoul while giving a speech. We strongly condemn this act of violence. The Ambassador is being treated at a local ...
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03/18/16 – KORUS Turns Four: U.S.-Korea Trading Relationship Remains Strong

March 18, 2016 This week marks the fourth anniversary since the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) entered into force and our bilateral trade and investment relationship is substantially larger and stronger than before the KORUS agreement.  Since KORUS entered into force in 2012, the United States and South Korea have carried out five rounds of ...
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