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South Korean foreign minister to meet Ivanka Trump after Tillerson fired

Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpChelsea Clinton: Pics of Trump getting vaccinated would help him 'claim credit' Ivanka Trump gets vaccine, urges public to do the same Trump alumni launch America First Policy Institute MORE will meet with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha when she visits the U.S. following the abrupt ousting of secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonBiden's is not a leaky ship of state — not yet With salami-slicing and swarming tactics, China's aggression continues Lawmakers to roll out legislation reorganizing State cyber office MORE.

Foreign Ministry apokesman Noh Kyu-duk confirmed Thursday that Trump, a White House adviser, would meet with Kang, KBS World Radio reported.

The purpose and exact date of the meeting are not yet clear.

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Kang is also expected to meet with Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanOn The Money: Senate confirms Gensler to lead SEC | Senate GOP to face off over earmarks next week | Top Republican on House tax panel to retire Trump faces test of power with early endorsements Lobbying world MORE (R-Wis.) during her visit.

It was previously reported that Kang would meet with Tillerson to discuss talks with North Korea, among other issues, but Tillerson was ousted earlier this week from his role.

Trump said earlier this week he made the decision to oust Tillerson on his own and that Tillerson would be "much happier now."

Trump has nominated CIA Director Mike PompeoMike PompeoWhy the US needs to clear the way for international justice Tim Scott to participate in GOP event in Iowa Progressive lawmaker to introduce bill seeking more oversight of Israel assistance MORE to replace Tillerson. Trump said he and Pompeo are "always on the same wavelength."