07 June 2017

News Story: (South Korea) National Assembly speaker to visit Japan

SEOUL, June 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's National Assembly Speaker Chung Sye-kyun will leave for Japan this week to discuss pending issues and strengthen parliamentary cooperation between the two countries, his office said Tuesday.

During a three-day visit from Wednesday, he will meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and parliament leaders.

Chung is expected to explain the Moon Jae-in administration's policy toward Japan and stress the importance of the two countries' partnership for regional peace. He is also expected to elaborate on the new government's North Korea policy.

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