New Zealand Embassy Seoul, South Korea

Prime Minister John Key visited Korea 24-27 March

Prime Minister John Key being greeted by President Lee Myung-bak at the Nuclear Security Summit.

The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Rt Hon John Key, visited Korea 24-27 March, to attend the Nuclear Security Summit hosted by President Lee Myung-bak. The Prime Minister's visit also marked the 2012 Korea-New Zealand Year of Friendship. While in Korea, the Prime Minister met with President Lee at the Blue House, attended a wreathlaying ceremony at the ANZAC memorial Kapyeong to honour the New Zealanders who served and died during the Korean War, and issued a keynote address at a business breakfast hosted by the Kiwi Chamber. The Prime Minister also met a number of other leaders, business people and prominent Koreans during his stay.


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