By Yoon Sojung
President Moon Jae-in will travel to Argentina to attend the G-20 Leaders' Summit, followed by visits to the Czech Republic and New Zealand Nov. 27 to Dec. 8.
Cheong Wa Dae spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom on Nov. 20 told reporters about the president’s eight-day overseas trip in a media briefing at the Chunchugwan Press Center.
“During his eight-day trip, President Moon Jae-in will visit Buenos Aires, Argentina, to attend the G-20 Summit Meeting, and then go to the Czech Republic and New Zealand.” Kim said.
The president will stay in the Czech capital of Prague Nov. 27-28 for a stopover before going to Argentina. He will hold a summit with Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš in Prague as well as meet ethnic Korean residents and businesspeople there.
In Buenos Aires, President Moon will attend the G20 Leaders' Summit scheduled for Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 and hold a series of summits with leaders from participating countries. He will also hold talks with Argentinean President Mauricio Macri, the first bilateral summit between Seoul and Buenos Aires in 14 years, according to spokesman Kim.
In his state visit to New Zealand Dec. 2-4, President Moon will hold a summit with Prime Minister Jacinda Arden and meetings with Patsy Reddy, governor-general of New Zealand, and ethnic Korean residents there.