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Ambassadors to discuss economic and security situation on Korean peninsula

April 6, 2007

Who: Alexander Vershbow, United States Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, and Lee Tae-sik, Korean Ambassador to the United States.

What: “The Current Security and Economic Situation on the Korean Peninsula”, a joint talk by Ambassador Vershbow and Ambassador Lee.

When: Thursday, April 12 at 4 p.m.

Where: International House, Main Lounge, 1414 E. 59th St., at the University of Chicago.

Ambassador Vershbow and Ambassador Lee will give a joint talk on Thursday, April 12 at the University of Chicago as part of the 2007 Ambassadors’ Dialogue program.

This discussion is part of a 15-year-old program that pairs the U.S. and Korean ambassadors for speaking engagements around the United States, with the goal of raising awareness of the relations between the two countries.

This year’s dialogue is presented by the World Beyond the Headlines project and is co-sponsored by the Korea Economic Institute, the Korean Consulate of Chicago, and the Center for East Asian Studies. It is funded in part by the McCormick Tribune Foundation and is free and open to the public.

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