JEJU WEEKLY

  • Updated 2017.11.2 15:58
  • All Articles
  • member icon
  • facebook cursor
  • twitter cursor
News
White House official says Trump will not go to the DMZ, calls visiting 'a little bit cliché'
폰트키우기 폰트줄이기 프린트하기 메일보내기 신고하기
승인 2017.11.02  14:05:55
페이스북 트위터
▲ By Chuckupd (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

President Trump will be visiting Asia next week, during which time he will make a two-day trip to Korea. However, a rumored trip to the DMZ will reportedly not take place.

Instead, the president will visit a Korea based US military base called Camp Humphreys.

CNN reported that a White House official explained that the reasons for the president not visiting the DMZ would be because the visit to the base, that the Korean government helped pay for, would draw attention to "South Korea's role in sharing the burden of supporting this critical alliance."

However, they later also said that a trip to the DMZ was "becoming a little bit of a cliché."

This is presumably because several members of Trump's staff have already visited the militarized border between North and South Korea including Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Defense Secretary James Mattis.

Trump will visit Korea on Nov. 7 and 8. During his trip, he will meet President of South Korea Moon Jae-in on Nov. 7 and also deliver a speech at the National Assembly.

Duncan Elder의 다른기사 보기  
ⓒ Jeju Weekly 2009 (http://www.jejuweekly.com)
All materials on this site are protected under the Korean Copyright Law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published without the prior consent of Jeju Weekly.
폰트키우기 폰트줄이기 프린트하기 메일보내기 신고하기
페이스북 트위터
60 Second Travel
Jeju-Asia's No.1 for Cruise

Jeju Weekly

Mail to editor@jejuweekly.com  |  Phone: +82-64-724-7776 Fax: +82-64-724-7796
#505 jeju Venture Maru Bldg,217 Jungangro(Ido-2 dong), Jeju-si, Korea, 690-827
Registration Number: Jeju Da 01093  |  Date of Registration: November 20, 2008  |  Publisher: Hee Tak Ko  | Youth policy: Hee Tak Ko
Copyright 2009 All materials on this site are protected under the Korean Copyright Law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published
without the prior consent of jeju weekly.com.

ND소프트