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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of President Obama’s Call with President Park Geun-hye of the Republic of Korea

The President spoke to Republic of Korea President Park Geun-hye yesterday evening to discuss regional security issues, building on discussions from her May visit to Washington.  The two Presidents discussed recent developments with respect to the Korean Peninsula, and agreed to continue close communication and coordination on actions to pursue the denuclearization of North Korea.  They also discussed the President’s recent meetings with President Xi Jinping of China.