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BTS members depart for US to visit White House

/ 03:38 PM May 29, 2022
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BTS poses at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Sept. 20, 2021. Image: BigHit Music via The Korea Herald

Members of South Korean boy group BTS left for the United States on Sunday to visit the White House for a meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden, to discuss ways to deal with rising anti-Asian hate crimes.

The White House has announced that BTS will meet with Biden on Tuesday to “discuss Asian inclusion and representation and to address anti-Asian hate crimes and discrimination, which have become more prominent issues in recent years.”


On Sunday, six members of the septet headed to the U.S. as Jungkook left a day earlier.

After arriving at Terminal 2 of Incheon International Airport around 9:30 a.m., they waved to fans and reporters before heading to board their flight. (Yonhap)/JB



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