The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea visits India

The Foreign Minister visits the Republic of Korea, which is a key partner for its new southern policy

December 19th, 2018
Natalia Burlacu, News from Berlin
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On December 19th , the ninth meeting of the Republic of Korea and India foreign ministerial joint committee was held in New Delhi, India. In the meeting, the Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha, together with External Affairs Minister of the Republic of India, Swaraj reviewed the progress in the bilateral relations and discussed a broad range of matters, including defense industry, economy, science, technology, people-to-people and cultural exchanges, regional and global issues.

The two Ministers noted with appreciation that President Moon Jae-in’s visit to India in July and that by First Lady Kim Jung-sook in November had helped to bring the friendly and cooperative relations between the two countries to the highest level ever; and agreed to further enhance the special strategic partnership between the two countries by creating a synergistic effect from President Moon’s New Southern Policy and Prime Minister Modi’s “Act East” policy.

The two top diplomats agreed to continue holding high-level exchanges between the two countries and to seek close cooperation between police and other government agencies as well as the parliaments of the two countries.


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