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June 28th, 2010

WASHINGTON – Korean Ambassador Han Duk-soo today made the following statement upon learning that progress had been made on the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement:

“We are very pleased that an agreement has been reached to allow for a mock mark-up of the KORUS FTA this Thursday in the Senate Finance Committee.

“This is good news for Korea and good news for America, particularly given that the Korea-European Union FTA takes effect this Friday, July 1.

“We look forward to further progress and, ultimately, approval by Congress  so that both our countries can soon start reaping the benefits of this agreement.”

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