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Russia-South Korea talks

June 22, 2018, The Kremlin, Moscow

Vladimir Putin held talks with President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in, who is currently on a state visit in Russia.

Following the official welcoming ceremony, Vladimir Putin and Moon Jae-in had a discussion on the key aspects of bilateral cooperation and their countries’ approaches to settling current international problems. The consultations continued in expanded format with the participation of the two countries’ delegations.

Following the talks, a Joint Statement by the Russian Federation and the Republic of Korea was adopted and a package of interdepartmental and corporate documents was signed. In particular, the documents concern building a Russia-South Korea innovation platform for the fourth industrial revolution, free trade between Russia and South Korea, convening the Russia-South Korea Forum of Interregional Cooperation, and cooperation in telecommunications and information and communications technologies.

Other documents signed include an agreement on the Year of Cultural Exchanges in 2020 and on cooperation in physical fitness and sport, social security, power generation, the LNG business, cooperation between Russian Railways and the Korea Railroad Corporation, as well as the establishment of a Diagnostic Medical Centre in Moscow.

Vladimir Putin and Moon Jae-in made statements for the media.

June 22, 2018, The Kremlin, Moscow