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'Korea, Mongolia great partners for peace on peninsula'
Jul 18, 2016
“Today’s talks have reaffirmed that Korea and Mongolia have a great partnership that goes beyond just the bilateral-level and which can contribute to peace across Northeast Asia as well,” said President Park Geun-hye during her summit with Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdor...


MOFA Spokesperson’s Statement on the Restoration of the...
Jul 18, 2016
1. The Government of the Republic of Korea welcomes the fact that the situation caused by part of the Turkish military in Turkey on July 15 has been promptly resolved, restoring the democratic and constitutional order in the country. 2. The Government of the Republic o...


Park meets S. Korean residents in Mongolia
Jul 17, 2016
President Park Geun-hye on Sunday met with South Korean residents in Mongolia to offer them encouragement and ask them to continue their efforts to strengthen relations between the two nations. Park, who is currently on a two-day official visit to Mongolia, held the meeting wi...


S. Korea, Mongolia agree to seek free trade deal
Jul 17, 2016
South Korea and Mongolia on Sunday agreed to seek a bilateral free trade pact, Seoul's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said, a move to build an institutional framework to bolster mutual trade and investment. The agreement was reached during a summit between President Park Ge...


ASEM summit adopts chair statement condemning N.K. nuke...
Jul 16, 2016
The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit on Saturday adopted its chair's statement strongly denouncing North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, Seoul's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said. "The chair's statement includes the content strongly condemning North Korea's developm...


Park says unification of Korean Peninsula is fundamenta...
Jul 16, 2016
President Park Geun-hye on Saturday pointed to North Korea as a "missing link" in the effort to achieve a free, peaceful and interconnected Eurasia, saying the unification of the Korean Peninsula will offer a "fundamental" solution. Speaking at a retreat session of the Asia-Eu...


MOFA Spokesperson’s Statement on the Terrorist Attack i...
Jul 15, 2016
1. The Government of the Republic of Korea is deeply shocked and outraged over the fact that a large number of people were killed in the barbaric terrorist attack in Nice, France, on July 14, and strongly condemns the terrorist act. 2. The Government of the Republic of Ko...


President meets with EU, Laos, Vietnam at ASEM Summit
Jul 15, 2016
President Park Geun-hye talks with EU representatives on July 15 in Ulaanbaatar where the 11th ASEUM Summit is taking place. President Park Geun-hye met with leaders from the European Union on July 15 in Ulaanbaatar to discuss measures to cope with issues ranging from B...


ASEM members join forces for global economy: president
Jul 15, 2016
President Park Geun-hye speaks during the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Ulaanbaatar on July 15. “We must increase the efficiency of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), which serves as a platform that boosts economic cooperation around the world,” said President P...

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Korea, China discuss genetic resource partnerships
Jul 15, 2016
A forum covering Korea-China partnerships on genetic resources, both the benefits of sharing them and on having access to them, is held in Seoul on July 13. Experts from Korea and China have gathered to discuss access to and the benefits of sharing genetic resources in th...