MOSCOW, October 27. / TASS /. Moscow highly appreciates the reciprocal attitude of Seoul to develop close and partnership relations. On Wednesday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will open talks with his South Korean counterpart Jung Ui Young about this statement.
“Strengthening ties with the Republic of Korea is one of our top priorities in the Asia-Pacific region. We highly appreciate the reciprocal attitude of our Korean neighbors to develop close, partnership relations with the Russian Federation, ”he noted.
“We have a very rich bilateral agenda, today we have gone through all the issues that require our attention in accordance with the agreements of the presidents,” Lavrov added.
According to the South Korean minister, his current trip to Moscow is of particular importance. “We are especially pleased that we have successfully completed today.” diplomatic relations, “he said. Jung Ui Young added that these relations have always developed in a spirit of mutual understanding,” for the sake of peace and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula and on the Eurasian continent as a whole. “
“Russia is South Korea’s partner in promoting a new northern policy,” he said. The minister also said that the volume of bilateral trade in the third and fourth year increased by 47% compared to the same period in 2020. “Practical cooperation in the field of infrastructure construction, medicine and health care, as well as other industrial sectors outlined in the concept of the Nine Bridges, is progressing steadily,” the South Korean Foreign Ministry concluded.