The president received a warm welcome in the country during his last stop on his Asia diplomacy tour.
Seoul, South Korea (WiredPRNews.com) – President Barack Obama received a warm welcome in South Korea Thursday as the end of his Asia diplomacy tour drew near. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak met at the Blue House (South Korea’s equivalent of the White House) as part of what many suggest illustrates the improving relations between South Korea and the U.S.
Lee Jung-hoon, dean of Yonsei University in Seoul and expert in international relations, is quoted by the AP as stating of the relationship between the two countries, “I hope to look at it as growing pains of a relationship maturing… Certainly under Lee Myung-bak and Obama we are returning to normalcy.”
As noted by the AP, other stops on Obama’s tour included China and Tokyo.
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