November 09, 2018
Foreign Minister Meets with Commander of United States Forces Korea Brooks
Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met with General Vincent Brooks, who will leave his post as Commander of United States Forces Korea, at the Foreign Ministry on November 6. Minister Kang said that during his service, Commander Brooks helped the ROK and the US achieve their common goal of maintaining a strong combined defense posture amid rapid changes in the situation on the Korean Peninsula.
11th Korea-Central Asia Cooperation Forum Takes Place (November 6-7, Seoul)
The “11th Korea-Central Asia Cooperation Forum” took place at the Millennium Seoul Hilton Hotel from November 6 to 7 to enhance comprehensive exchanges and cooperation, and to promote friendship between the Republic of Korea and Central Asia.
Vice Minister Cho Meets Bilaterally with his Counterparts from Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan
On November 6, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Hyun met bilaterally with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Vepa Hajiyev of the Republic of Turkmenistan, and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dinara Kemelova of the Kyrgyz Republic.
ROK Holds Bilateral Vice Ministerial Meetings with Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
On November 6, Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Yoon Soon-gu met bilaterally with Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yermek Kosherbayev and Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Dilshod Akhatov.
ROK Government Provides Additional Humanitarian Assistance to Earthquake-Hit Indonesia
The government of the Republic of Korea will once again dispatch a military transport aircraft to the Republic of Indonesia on November 9 to support relief operations in the country, which suffered massive damage from the earthquake and tsunami that hit Sulawesi Island on September 28.
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