UN chief arrives in South Korea as presidential speculation grows

(From Yonhap)

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in South Korea on Wednesday for a six-day visit that has spurred speculation of a possible bid for the presidency in his native country.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon greets officials upon arriving at Jeju International Airport on the southern island of Jeju

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon greets officials upon arriving at Jeju International Airport on the southern island of Jeju

Ban, who flew in to the southern resort island of Jeju from a humanitarian summit in Istanbul, will attend the Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity, which brings together thousands of political and business leaders from around the world to discuss issues of peace and security.

Drawing more attention, however, is his meetings with Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn and ruling party lawmakers, which are expected to take place on the forum’s sidelines. Read More



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