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Obama in Korea to attend conference

By Kim Min-joo
  • Published : Jul 3, 2017 - 10:24
  • Updated : Jul 3, 2017 - 10:24

Former US President Barack Obama will attend a conference in Seoul on Monday to deliver a speech on leadership, organizers and embassy officials said.

Obama arrived at Gimpo International Airport on Sunday night, along with his wife Michelle Obama and two daughters. 

Former President Barack Obama`s motorcade leaving Gimpo Airport (Yonhap)

It marks his first visit to South Korea since he had a summit with then-President Park Geun-hye more than three years ago.

Obama is to deliver a speech regarding his experience as president and leadership at the conference organized by a local newspaper. He is also scheduled to meet with Lee Myung-bak, who served as president from 2008-2013.

Other details on his trip have yet to be confirmed. (Yonhap)