06 Jun '11, 9am

#security Seoul denies leakage of Lee-Obama conversation

NO CLASSIFIED information containing telephone conversations between South Korean President Lee Myung Bak and US President Barack Obama have been leaked, the South Korean Foreign Ministry said over the weekend, denying speculations over the Chinese hacking incident. Speculations soared over the weekend after Mr Shin Hak Yong, lawmaker of the main opposition Democratic Party, claimed to have received a report from intelligence officials that a secret document written by the South Korean Foreign Ministry ahead of the 2009 Group of 20 Summit had been leaked to China via hackers. The document, titled 'plans for London G-20 Summit,' includes the government's positions and strategies for the international event as well as related intelligence collected by overseas Korean missions, the legislator said. It also contains a transcript of telephone conversations between Mr Lee and Mr...

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