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2018 KOREA WEEKEND ON THE HILL

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June 25, 2018

Korea Weekend on the Hill: Marking the 65th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice

OTTAWA, ON – On Saturday, June 23rd, Senator Yonah Martin's Office, in partnership the Korean War Commemorative Committee (KWCC), coordinated a welcoming ceremony and dinner reception on Parliament Hill in honour of Korean War Veterans on the occasion of the upcoming 65th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. Dinner was co-hosted by Sae Eden Presbyterian Church (of Yongin, Korea), the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, and Canada Korea Society. Over 150 Korean War Veterans and their families were in attendance along with dignitaries and special guests, including Admiral (Ret'd) JongDae Kim and his wife on behalf of Sae Eden Church (who had graciously sponsored the out-of-town Veterans' accommodation for the weekend).

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