Moon will tour three Nordic nations in June

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Moon will tour three Nordic nations in June

Korean President Moon Jae-in will make an eight-day tour of Finland, Norway and Sweden in June, his office announced Wednesday.

The state visits there, to start on June 9, are in line with Moon’s core policy campaigns of innovative growth, peace and an inclusive nation, Blue House spokesperson Ko Min-jung told reporters.

During his three-day visit to Finland, the first leg of his upcoming tour, Moon is scheduled to hold summit talks with President Sauli Niinisto on ways to strengthen bilateral ties. Finland is a leading nation in the innovative growth field.

Moon will then travel to Norway from June 11 to 13, where he plans to attend an official dinner to be hosted by King Harald V of Norway. In a summit with Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Moon will talk about the Korea peace process and the relationship between the two nations whose diplomatic ties mark their 60th anniversary this year.

On his trip to Sweden from June 13 to 15, Moon will attend an official welcoming ceremony, followed by a luncheon and a dinner that will be hosted by King Carl XVI Gustaf.

He will also have a summit with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven with a focus on sharing the South Korean administration’s vision for an inclusive state. Sweden is a role model in terms of cooperative labor-management relations. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the two sides forging diplomatic relations, as well.

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