On Thursday, October 24, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma, head of the United
Russia faction Sergei Neverov
Sergei Ivanoviсh held a working meeting with the leadership of the Democratic Party of the Republic of Korea.
The Korean side was represented by Chairman of the Democratic Party of the Republic of Korea, head of delegation Lee Hae-chan, Secretary General of the Democratic Party of the Republic of Korea Yun Ho-jung, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to Russia Lee Seok-bae and other representatives of the party.
The parties discussed the development of inter-parliamentary and inter-factional ties, economic cooperation between the two countries, as well as security issues of the Korean peninsula.
At the meeting, Sergei Neverov noted that the dialogue between our countries is developing, including via inter-party contacts: “We are now moving on to the level of development of inter-parliamentary and inter-factional ties. And this is very important for us because the “United Russia” faction in the State Duma and the faction of the Democratic Party of the Republic of Korea are factions of the parliamentary majority in their countries.”
In turn, Lee Hae-chan emphasized the role of parliaments in the development of bilateral cooperation. He reminded that in 2019, at the initiative of the Chairman of the State Duma, Viacheslav Volodin Volodin
Viaсheslav Viktoroviсh The Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the seventh convocation. He was elected as part of the federal list of candidates proposed by the All-Russian political party “United Russia” , the first meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Commission on Cooperation between the State Duma and the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea was held in Moscow.
The head of the Korean delegation noted that in 2020 Russia and the Republic of Korea will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. Also, according to him, the relations between the two countries in the economic sphere are actively developing.
Korean President Moon Jae-in and Russian President Vladimir Putin are
interested in the practical development of the Far Eastern region, Lee Hae-chan
pointed out. In this regard, he appealed to the members of the faction Boris
Boris Mikhailoviсh , Oksana Bondar Bondar
Oksana Andreeva and Tatiana Alekseeva Alekseeva
Tatiana Olegovna who were present at the meeting with a request to assist with the implementation of joint projects in the Russian regions.
“I think that colleagues from the Siberian and Far Eastern regions of Russia will contribute to our contacts there,” said Sergei Neverov.