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Look South, ASEAN Leader Surin Says To Korea

June 9, 2008

ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan, who also serves as a Trustee of The Asia Foundation, spoke recently about the importance of East Asian countries forging closer ties with its Southeast Asian neighbors. To read his full speech, click here. To read an article about the speech in the Korean JoongAng Daily, click here.

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