Yoon’s Netherlands state visit will aim to strengthen chip diplomacy
The visit will focus on enhancing semiconductor supply chains amid Chinese rare earth export restrictions
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol and first lady Kim Keon-hee will make a state visit to the Netherlands from Dec. 11 to 14, according to Kim Tae-hyo, South Korea’s principal deputy national security adviser. The state visit will begin with a meeting and dinner with Korean residents upon their arrival in Amsterdam. The official itinerary includes a welcome ceremony, wreath-laying at a war memorial and a luncheon with the Dutch King and Queen on Dec. 12, followed by a visit to ASML’s headquarters in Veldhoven.
Yoon will then head to The Hague for high-level meetings, including discussions with Dutch parliamentary leaders and Prime Minister Mark Rutte. Yoon will also attend a signing ceremony for multiple memorandums of understanding and a working luncheon hosted by Rutte. The visit will also feature a visit to the Yi Jun Peace Museum and a return to Amsterdam for a meeting with war veterans and a business forum.
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