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U.S. President Donald Trump to land in Seoul Tuesday for a two-day visit.
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South Koreans split over Trump visit

Seoul plans state visit while protesters prepare to demonstrate

KIM JAEWON, Nikkei staff writer | China

SEOUL -- When U.S. President Donald Trump lands in Seoul for a two-day visit on Tuesday, he will be given the VIP treatment by his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in but he can expect a much frostier reception from civic groups mobilizing demonstrations against him under a "No Trump, No War" slogan.

The South Korean government said that Moon would host an official welcoming ceremony for Trump and his wife at 2:30 pm Tuesday at the Blue House with the highest level of protocol. Trump will visit the presidential office after touring Camp Humphreys, a U.S. army garrison, in the western port city of Pyeongtaek where he will be briefed on the military situation on the peninsula.

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