ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Republic of Korea Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha
On August 2, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a meeting with Republic of Korea Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha on the sidelines of ASEAN ministerial events in Singapore.
Topical subjects were discussed concerning expanding bilateral relations and prospects for invigorating trade and economic cooperation, including that between Russia, the Republic of Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, as well as collaboration in other practical fields in the context of agreements reached during the June 22, 2018 Russian-Korean summit in Moscow.
They exchanged views on a number of topical matters on the international and regional agendas and focused on the situation around the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia as a whole. Both sides reaffirmed the importance of expanding joint efforts in the interests of resolving current regional problems by political-diplomatic methods alone.