Park Unsure Whether to Attend WWII Event in Russia

      February 09, 2015 12:47

      President Park Geun-hye will decide whether to attend 70th anniversary celebrations of the Soviet Union's World War II victory in May by looking at her "packed" diplomatic calendar, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said Sunday.

      The event presents a dilemma because Russia has invited the leaders of both Koreas to Moscow, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly accepted.

      Whether Kim will really turn up at an event where most other foreign leaders are likely to shun him remains to be seen.

      But Yun told reporters before meeting his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference that Park will decide depending on her circumstances without considering whether Kim attends or not.

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