Obama, Korea's Park, Japan's Abe to discuss North Korea on Thursday: White House

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Posted: Mar 28, 2016 5:43 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet with South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday to discuss North Korea's nuclear program on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, the White House said on Monday.

"This meeting will be an opportunity for the three leaders to discuss common responses to the threat posed by North Korea and to advance areas of trilateral security cooperation in the region and globally," the White House said in a statement.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Bernard Orr)