Oct 13, 1954 - Mar 25, 2008

The President's Summit Diplomacy

The Presidential Archives

As the head of state, the President represents the nation to other countries. 

The exhibited video is a President Rhee Syng-man , Yun Posun, and Park Chung-hee such as receiving distinguished guests from different countries, visiting other countries, and signing agreements.

This is President Syngman Rhee's draft for a letter sent on Oct. 13, 1954. The letter is concerned with the US support for the recovery of the Korean economy

A document dated Apr. 8, 1961 announcing the agreement on patent and trademark between the governments of the Republic of Korea and the Italian Republic, which was signed on Mar. 7, 1961.

It is the letter in which the US President Lyndon Johnson invited President Park Chung-hee and his wife.(1965.03.01) During his visit to the US on May 16, 1965.

The exhibit is a visual record of signing of agreements, summit talks, and other aspects summit diplomacy involving President Choi Kyu-hah, Chun Doo-Hwan, and Rho Tae-wo.

It is a letter that Prime Minister Gandhi of India sent to President Chun Doo-Hwan on Feb. 28, 1987. The Indian leader asked the Korean government's support for the African Fund.

It is a letter that General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union sent to President Rho Tae-woo on Jan. 4, 1991

The activities of the summit diplomacy with the US, China, Japan, Russia, and international organizations involving President Kim Young-sam, Kim Dae-jung, Roh Moo-hyun, and Lee Myung-bak.

On Jul. 20, 1994, President Farooq Ahmad Khan Leghari of Pakistan sent a letter in which he invited President Kim Young-sam with a view to discussing the promotion of bilateral cooperation.

The President of the United States, George Bush’s personally handwritten letter celebrating President Kim Dae-jung being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on December 12th, 2000

On Jun. 8, 2004, the UK government invited President Roh Moo-hyun to visit the country as a guest of the state on Dec. 3, 2004.

It is a letter dated Mar. 28, 2008 that President Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia sent to President Lee Myung-bak in appreciation of the latter's letter.

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