Last Updated: Tue Mar 20, 2012 23:23 pm (KSA) 20:23 pm (GMT)

Obama plans to visit demilitarized zone between Koreas

The Korean Demilitarized Zone was established as part of the Korean Armistice Agreement signed between North Korea, People’s Republic of China, and United Nations Command forces in 1953 ending the Korean War. (File photo)
The Korean Demilitarized Zone was established as part of the Korean Armistice Agreement signed between North Korea, People’s Republic of China, and United Nations Command forces in 1953 ending the Korean War. (File photo)

U.S. President Barack Obama will visit the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas after arriving in Seoul on Sunday for a nuclear security summit, a White House official said.

Obama will also hold bilateral summits with China’s Hu Jintao, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, during his three-day stay in South Korea, officials said.

The Korean Demilitarized Zone was established as part of the Korean Armistice Agreement signed between North Korea, People’s Republic of China, and United Nations Command forces in 1953 ending the Korean War.

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