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Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan in South Korea as nuclear tensions rise

Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan in South Korea as nuclear tensions rise

As the U.N. Security Council gathered in New York Monday to discuss North Korea’s latest nuclear test, Maryland’s first lady, Yumi Hogan, was in South Korea, promoting the state, its flagship university and one of its most prominent businesses.

Hogan, the wife of Gov. Larry Hogan, met with South Korea’s first lady, Kim Jung-sook, in Seoul on Monday as part of a trade mission led by the Maryland Commerce Department and the Office of the Secretary of State. She met earlier with University of Maryland alumni at an Under Armour store in the South Korean capital.

The visit, which follows Governor Hogan’s 2015 trade mission to South Korea, Japan and China, comes at a moment of...

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