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President Park calls for broader Asian energy cooperation

South Korea’s president voices support for proposed gas trunkline from Russia

Governments around the world, and especially Asia, need more international cooperation to address the problems of energy security, providing access to energy for all and mitigating climate change, South Korea president Park Geun-hye told delegates at WEC 2013.  “To overcome the energy trilemma the world faces right now, we need a transition in global energy cooperation to bring down the walls between energy producing and consuming countries,” said Park. “Especially in Asia, which has a mix of countries with strong energy demands and countries with huge energy supply potentials.” To that end, Park backed long-discussed proposals that would see Russia develop its vast East Siberian gas reser

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