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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President's Call with President Lee of the Republic of Korea

President Lee called the President yesterday evening to discuss the forthcoming G20 Summit that will be held in Seoul on November 11 - 12.   They also discussed the bilateral aspect of the President’s upcoming visit and economic and trade issues, including the KORUS Free Trade Agreement.  The President underscored that we hope to use the next week to make progress toward an agreement.  If we can reach a satisfactory agreement on the key issues for American workers, we will have a deal.