Top diplomats of S. Korea, Britain hold strategic talks

The top diplomats of South Korea and Britain held talks in Seoul on Tuesday about ways to enhance bilateral relations after Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) and the coronavirus pandemic.

Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and her British counterpart, Dominic Raab, held the fifth South Korea-Britain Strategic Dialogue to discuss a broad range of issues, including trade and antivirus cooperation, the foreign ministry said.

Raab arrived in Seoul for a single-day trip that included a visit in the morning to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas.

During the strategic talks, the ministers were expected to discuss ways to elevate their relations in areas including trade and investment even after Britain completely withdrew from the EU, known as Brexit. Read more

Yonhap News Agency

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