Tokayev holds talks with South Korean FM
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Park Jin, El.kz cites the Akorda press service.
The sides exchanged views on the current development and prospects of the Kazakh-Korean bilateral strategic partnership.
The Head of State praised the high dynamics of the Kazakh-Korean trade and economic cooperation and cultural and humanitarian ties.
“The Republic of Korea is one of Kazakhstan’s key partners in Asia and it highly appreciates all achievements in the bilateral cooperation. The volume of bilateral trade has already exceeded the mark of $6 billion. Your visit offers a chance to exchange views on the pressing international issues. Kazakhstan and South Korea share common stance on key international issues and have a lot of things in common that bring the two nations together both in international arena and bilateral format” Tokayev emphasised.
The President used KIA vehicles production, Hyundai plant, and ‘Smart Farm’ project as the examples of successful cooperation between Kazakhstan and South Korea.
He also called on Astana and Seoul to exploit to the utmost the potential of the Kazakh-Korean Intergovernmental Commission and the Kazakh-Korean Business Council.