President Hollande in South Korea

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French president, François Hollande, is currently in Korea to celebrate 130 years friendship between France and Korea. Indeed, François Hollande arrived Tuesday night, to meet president Park Geun-Hye Wednesday.

francois hollande in Korea

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This is François Hollande’s first trip to South Korea since 2012.  The first trip by a French leader in 15 years was done by president Jacques Chirac. The two leaders François  Hollande and Park Geun-Hye will discuss the relations between South Korea and France.

The two countries have been conducting various cultural exchanges this year ahead of the 130th anniversary of their diplomatic relations next year.

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Crédits: Chung Sung-Jun

French President François Hollande talks with South Korean President Park Geun-Hye during a meeting  in  South Korea. 

The president will be accompanied by French culture minister Fleur Pellerin.  During their visit they met the boys band Block B and also a technological start up.

Samantha Sebban, IEJ 3F, Group 2

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