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Chinese, South Korean students urged to advocate for bilateral ties

Updated: Feb 25,2018 7:05 AM     Xinhua

SEOUL — Young students, both from China and South Korea, should become determined advocates of the two countries’ friendship, visiting Vice-Premier Liu Yandong said on Feb 24.

Liu, who is also the special envoy of President Xi Jinping, paid a visit to the Seoul National University.

In the reference room containing books donated by Xi inside the university’s central library, she met with representatives of students from both countries and made cordial conversation with them.

She mentioned that Xi gave a speech at the university in 2014 during his state visit to the country.

In his speech, Liu Said, the President encouraged youth of both countries to learn from each other and strengthen friendship. She hoped that students can heed his call and make their contribution to the bilateral ties.

In addition, she commended the ongoing Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, saying the South Korean side doing a great job holding a successful Olympics Games despite the complicated situation on the peninsula.