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The new President of South Korea, moon Jae-In realizes the importance of relations with Russia and intends to make a breakthrough in cooperation between the two countries. This statement was made on Tuesday by the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Moscow Pak Ro Beck.
“Thanks to our efforts, in accordance with this agreement, the government of the Republic of Korea and the Russian Federation plans to hold a series of cultural festivals from 2017 to 2020. Embassy of the Republic of Korea will try to expand a variety of cultural exchanges, and the new President of Korea moon Jae-In realizes the importance of relations with Russia and intends to make a breakthrough in cooperation between the two countries,” said a senior diplomat.
From the Russian side in the signing was attended by state Secretary, Deputy Minister of culture of the Russian Federation Alexander Zhuravsky.
“We expect that cultural exchanges will play a major role in the implementation of these plans. In may of this year in Russia in the framework of the festival of Korean culture through a variety of cultural exchange programs. This includes performances, exhibitions, film screenings…conferences, competitions and so on,” — said the Ambassador.
The love of man and nature is the basis for both the Korean and the Russian culture, the Ambassador said. “Given such a Foundation and understanding, we believe that the Korean and Russian culture will help to lift the friendship and cooperation between our countries to an even higher level,” he added.