EU chiefs visit South Korea for talks with Yoon
22 May 2023 | 1:59 pm
EU leaders Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen are discussing economic cooperation with the South Korean president in Seoul. Their talks are also expected to focus on North Korea and the war in Ukraine.
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