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S. Korean president to address US Congress

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South Korean President Park Geun-Hye will address a joint meeting of the US Congress next month, lawmakers said Tuesday, in a show of support for the new leader after tensions with North Korea soared. 

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye (front) walks to a talk at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on April 12, 2013. Park will address a joint meeting of the US Congress next month, lawmakers said Tuesday, in a show of support for the new leader after tensions with North Korea soared.

South Korea's first female president will speak to Congress on May 8, a day after her scheduled summit with President Barack Obama at the White House, House Speaker John Boehner announced Tuesday.

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