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Vol 3 (AAC) No 3

Published 1st January 2010

Shin Kak-soo

Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, South Korea

Under President Lee Myung-bak, South Korea is devoting more attention to Africa. In 2009, Lee pledged to double aid to Africa to US$200 million. Shortly after, Seoul hosted its second Korea-Africa Forum. High-level visits are on the increase; the latest is Shin Kak-soo’s tour of Congo-Kinshasa, South Africa, Ghana and Kenya in early January.

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