Source Pravda.Ru

President of South Korea to visit Russia in the near future

The visit by South Korean President No Mu-hyon has been scheduled for the near future, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Moscow Chung Tae-ik disclosed on Friday in the interview given to the Russian news agencies.

The invitation has been handed over to the President of South Korea by a representative delegation headed by Speaker of the Federation Council Sergei Mironov. In the context of the preparations for the visit, it is planned to hold another (fifth) session of the inter-government commission for economic cooperation in Seoul.

The ambassador pointed out that No Mu-hyon and Russian leader Vladimir Putin "are close in age and close in their views on the perspectives of the development of their countries in the future." "The philosophy of the two Presidents has much in common - both of them are striving for the development of their countries and raising the countries' authority on the international arena." "These moments unite our Presidents from the personal point of view," the ambassador noted.

He reminded the agencies that in May this year the head of South Korea visited the United States. On Friday, his visit to Japan started. "In the near future, the President intends to visit China and then Russia," the ambassador said.

According to him, the negotiations will mainly focus on the North Korean issue. The President intends to enlist the support of "four key powers" on this question, pointed out the South Korean ambassador.