Obama to meet with Japan's Abe, South Korea's Park next week

Reuters News
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Posted: Mar 21, 2014 1:49 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-hye on the sidelines of a nuclear summit in The Hague next week, the White House said.

"We believe this is a very important message to show the United States aligned with our two most important allies in northeast Asia," White House aide Ben Rhodes said.

(Reporting By Mark Felsenthal; Editing by Sandra Maler)