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US and South Korea: talks focusing on North Korea

The president of &to=http:// ' target=_blank>South Korea is on his way to a meeting with President Bush at the White House. The two leaders are expected to discuss serious differences over North Korea and the future of their countries' alliance.

Before heading to the United States, South Korean President &to=http:// ' target=_blank>Roh Moo-hyun stressed the importance of his country's six-decade-long alliance with Washington.

In a speech to military leaders, Mr. Roh credited the alliance with the United States as the basis for South Korea's political and economic success.