Park Geun Hye Attends ASEM Summit in Milan Italy

D-Bo, Oct. 15, 2014, 6:44 a.m.

President Park Geun-hye arrived in Milan, Italy on Tuesday to attend the ASEM summit. This is the first time a Korean president visited Italy since former president Lee Myung-bak attended a G8 summit there in 2009.

Park will attend a luncheon with Korean residents there and meet business people at a forum to build cooperation between the two countries.  Park will attend the ASEM sessions on Thursday and Friday. Then she will fly to Rome to hold a summit with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. 

She will briefly meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican prior to the summit.  She will return home on Saturday.

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