Moon to meet former U.S. President Bush this week

SEOUL, South Korean President Moon Jaein will greet former U.S. President George W. Bush at Cheong Wa Dae later this week, Moon's office announced Sunday.

Moon is scheduled to meet Bush on Thursday morning, as the former president plans to attend a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of former President Roh Moohyun's death. It's to be held at Bongha Village in Gimhae, South Gyeongsang Province, 450 kilometers southeast of Seoul, at 2 p.m. that day.

Roh served as South Korea's president from 2003 to 2008, and he had summit talks with Bush.

Bush will reportedly visit South Korea at the invitation of a local defense firm, Poongsan Corp., which is known to have close ties with the Bush family.

Bush expressed his intent to participate in the memorial service through the company, according to its organizers.

Source: Yonhap news Agency

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