SEOUL, South Korean President Moon Jae-in will travel to Argentina next week to take part in the annual Group of 20 summit, his office Cheong Wa Dae said Tuesday.

The president will leave the country on Tuesday to first visit the Czech Republic. He will head to Buenos Aires on Nov. 29 for the G20 summit slated to be held Nov. 30-Dec. 1, according to Cheong Wa Dae spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom. Moon will then make a three-day state visit to New Zealand from Dec. 2.

"While taking part in the G20 summit, the president will hold bilateral summits with other heads of state. Also with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina, President Moon will hold the first South Korea-Argentina summit in 14 years," the spokesman said.

During his trip to New Zealand, Moon will hold a summit with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and a meeting with Governor-General Patsy Reddy, the spokesman said.

Source: Yonhap News Agency