Putin noted the high level of relations between Russia and South Korea

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. Archival photo.Putin noted the high level of relations between Russia and South Korea© RIA Novosti / Alexey Nikolskiye to the photobank

Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed the participants and guests of the First Russian-Korean inter-regional forum and noted the high level of relations between Russia and South Korea, the corresponding telegram published on the Kremlin website.

«Relations between our States have reached a very high level. Established meaningful political dialogue, productive cooperation in various areas», — the telegram says.

The Russian President also noted that an increasingly important role in the development of bilateral cooperation are contacts between the regions of the far Eastern regions of Russia have direct communication with the provinces and cities of the Republic of Korea to develop joint projects. In his opinion, this partnership promotes the economic, infrastructural and social development of the regions of both countries, strengthening of mutual understanding and trust between the peoples of Russia and South Korea.

Putin expressed confidence that the forum will be constructive, will provide a good opportunity for sharing practical experience, as well as to launch new promising and mutually beneficial initiatives.

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