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U.S.-Korea Trade Discussions Update

United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Korean Minister for Trade Kim Jong-hoon met today in Seoul to discuss issues related to the U.S.-Korea trade agreement. Also participating in today's discussions at Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT) were Deputy National Security Advisor Mike Froman, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis, and Assistant United States Trade Representative for Korea, Japan, and APEC Affairs Wendy Cutler, as well as Korean Deputy Minister for Trade Choi Seok-young and other Korean trade officials. Discussions will continue tomorrow in Seoul.