S Korean senior official to join CICA

12:21, June 04, 2010      

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South Korean Vice Foreign Minister Shin Gak-soo is scheduled to travel to Istanbul, Turkey, to join the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia, or CICA, the government said Friday.

Shin is to deliver a speech to the conference where he would urge the CICA members to support the South Korean government's efforts in dealing with the recent sinking of its warship by an alleged torpedo attack from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the foreign ministry said in a statement.

The conference, aimed at building mutual trust among Asian countries and preventing regional conflicts, is set to open next Monday.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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