March 10, 2017
Foreign Minister Meets with Minister of Economy and Planning of Saudi Arabia
Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se met with Minister of Economy and Planning Adel Fakeih of Saudi Arabia on March 7, during which the two ranking officials discussed ways that the Republic of Korea can take part as a constructive partner in Saudi Arabia’s vision 2030 for economic reform and development.
Second Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahn Chong-ghee Meets with his Mexican Counterpart Carlos Alberto de Icaza González
On March 7, Second Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahn Chong-ghee met with his Mexican counterpart Carlos Alberto de Icaza González in Mexico, where Vice Minister Ahn made a stop on his way to Havana, Cuba, to attend a meeting of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) Ministerial Council (March 8-10).
The Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the DPRK’s Ballistic Missile Launch on March 6, 2017
Today’s ballistic missile launch by the DPRK is another provocation conducted only 22 days after the ballistic missile launch on February 12, which came after its launches of 24 ballistic missiles last year, constituting a flagrant and clear violation of the relevant UN Security Council resolutions as well as a grave threat to peace and security on the Korean Peninsula and the international community as a whole. The ROK government condemns the DPRK’s provocation in the strongest terms.
Foreign Ministry Launches Task Force to Support PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
The task force formed by the Foreign Ministry to support the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games was launched and held its first meeting at the Foreign Ministry on March 7. Ambassador for Public Diplomacy Park Enna leads the task force until October.
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