The newly appointed ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Ukraine has presented copies of his credentials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the ministry’s press service reports.
"On June 15, Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Yevhen Yenin received copies of credentials from newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Ukraine Kim Hyun Te," the report reads.
Yenin congratulated the ambassador on the beginning of his diplomatic mission in Ukraine and expressed hope for further development and strengthening of Ukrainian-Korean relations.
The deputy minister welcomed the consistent position of the Republic of Korea on the inviolability of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. He also briefed the Korean diplomat on the initiative of the Crimean Platform, which aims to unite the efforts of Ukraine and international partners in order to de-occupy and reintegrate Crimea as soon as possible, calling to join its practical implementation.
The interlocutors agreed on priority steps to prepare the Ukraine-Korea Partnership Strategy for 2021-2025, intensify high-level political dialogue, revive inter-parliamentary ties, and cooperate within the framework of the Ukrainian-Korean Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation.
The parties stressed the need for a fuller use of the existing potential of bilateral economic relations, an increase in the inflow of Korean investments in the production sectors of the Ukrainian economy, and the implementation of joint projects.
The deputy minister and the ambassador also discussed joint events in the context of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ukraine and the Republic of Korea in 2022.
As Ukrinform reported, on June 9, First Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar discussed with Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea Kim Jong the preparations for the inaugural summit of the Crimean Platform to be held in Kyiv on August 23.