(detail) Moon begins preparations for its week-long trip to Britain, Austria and Spain on Friday
Seoul, June 9 (Yonhap) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in will travel to the United Kingdom later this week to attend the Group of 7 (G-7) summit, and then to hold talks with Austria and the United Kingdom. Will travel to Spain. On bilateral relations, this Wednesday the President’s Office, Cheong Wa Dae announced.
Moon is planning to leave for the British coastal region of Cornwall on Friday to attend the G-7 session as a guest. According to Cheong Wa Dae’s spokeswoman Park Kyung-mee, the president is scheduled to travel to Austria on Sunday for a summit with its president, Alexander Van der Belen.
The South Korean president will also visit Spain on Tuesday for a three-day stay in which he will hold summit talks with Spanish President Pedro Sanchez. Moon is due to attend a state dinner hosted by King Felipe VI of Spain before returning to Seoul on Friday.
The G-7 member states are: United Kingdom, United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan. Leaders from South Korea, Australia, India and South Africa have been invited to this year’s summit. This will be the first major multilateral summit to be held in person since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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