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South Korean president on UK state visit

The president of the Republic of Korea, Park Geun-Hye, has made a state visit to the UK, visiting Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. Park also met with Prince Philip, Prince William, deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, and leader of the opposition, Ed Miliband. During her visit Park was shown Korean related items from the Royal Collection and Royal Archives in the Picture Gallery of Buckingham Palace, and looked at a model of the proposed Korean war memorial.

South Korean president on UK state visit
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye (L) and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (C) toast at a state banquet at Buckingham Palace on November 5, 2013 in London, England. The President of the Republic of Korea Park Geun-Hye is on a State Visit to the United Kingdom (Getty Images)
South Korean president on UK state visit
The President of the Republic of Korea Park Geun-Hye (L), Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (2nd-L) and Queen Elizabeth II look at an exhibition of Korean related items from the Royal Collection and Royal Archives in the Picture Gallery of Buckingham Palace on November 5, 2013 in London, England. The President of the Republic of Korea Park Geun-Hye is on a State Visit to the United Kingdom and during the trip she will attend a state banquet and visit Downing Street. (Getty Images)
South Korean president on UK state visit
President of South Korea, Park Geun-Hye (C) is accompanied by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (L) to inspect a guard of honour during a ceremonial welcome at Horseguards Parade on November 5, 2013 in London, England. South Korea's president Park Geun-Hye is on a state visit to the UK from November 5-7. (Getty Images)
South Korean president on UK state visit
President of South Korea, Park Geun-Hye (C) is accompanied by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (R) to inspect a guard of honour during a ceremonial welcome at Horseguards Parade on November 5, 2013 in London, England. South Korea's president Park Geun-Hye is on a state visit to the UK from November 5-7. (Getty Images)
South Korean president on UK state visit
Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and President of South Korea, Park Geun-Hye (C) arrive by state carriage at the Grand Entrance of Buckingham Palace on November 5, 2013 in London, England. South Korea's president Park Geun-Hye is on a state visit to the UK from November 5-7. (Getty Images)
South Korean president on UK state visit
Leader of the Labour Party Edward Miliband (L) shakes hands with the President of the Republic of Korea Park Geun-hye at Buckingham Palace on November 5, 2013 in London, England. The President of the Republic of Korea Park Geun-Hye is on a State Visit to the United Kingdom (Getty Images)