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Andrey Kortunov, Ambassador Pak Ro Beck, and Moon Sung-Ki, Director of the Korea Foundation Office, Discuss Russia-Korea Bilateral Relations

The following issues were discussed in the course of the meeting: bilateral relations between Russia and the Republic of Korea, security issues on the Korean Peninsula, opportunities for signing the Free Trade Zone Agreement between the Republic of Korea and the Eurasian Economic Union. On August 29 Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with ...


Tillerson's Threats and the Korean Zugzwang

The only way to ease tensions in the Korean Peninsula is through negotiations Realized that a new massive military conflict in the Korean Peninsula would cause the U.S. serious human and financial losses, undermining both the U.S. positions in a highly important region and the entire system of Washington's alliances with foreign states. Reuters / KCNA Ilya Topchiy: Is Korean War Possible? The only way to ease tensions in the Korean Peninsula is through negotiations. International security problems...


RIAC Welcomes Former Foreign Minister and Ambassador of Republic of Korea

On February 22, RIAC welcomed Yoon Young-Kwan, former Minister of foreign affairs and trade of Republic of Korea, and Wi Sung Lac, former Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Russia. Igor Ivanov, RIAC President, and Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, met with the guests from Seoul. The parties discussed the current state and prospects ...


Andrey Kortunov talks with ROK Ambassador to Russia Park Ro-Byug

On July 18, 2016, RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov met with RoK Ambassador in Moscow Park Ro-byug to discuss a variety of issues pertaining to Russia’s policy in Asia-Pacific, among them: — Historical, economic and strategic significance of the fastest developing territories and Russia’s New Eastern Policy (Pivot to Asia). — Steps to be taken by Moscow to bring into balance future cooperation with South Korea and Japan vis-à-vis close cooperation with China. —...


Roundtable on Russia-Korea Regional Security Cooperation

On June 26, 2014, Russian International Affairs Council held a roundtable "Cooperation of Russia and the Republic of Korea on Regional Security" with the participation of Russian Asia-Pacific experts, among them Alexander Panov, Gleb Ivashentsov and Valery Sukhinin, all of them former ambassadors in these countries. The South Korean side was represented ...


RIAC Representatives Meets South Korean Diplomats

... Andrey Kortunov, Alexander Panov, former deputy foreign minister, Gleb Ivashentsov, former ambassador to South Korea and Valery Sukhinin, former ambassador to North Korea met Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs for the Republic of Korea Ambassador Hwang Joon-kook, Deputy Director of Bureau for North Korea Nuclear Issues Kim Yong-hyon and several South Korean Embassy officers. The participants discussed security on the Korean Peninsula, nuclear nonproliferation, the ...


Russia—Republic of Korea Relations: Revising the Bilateral Agenda

... was prepared by the Russian International Affairs Council as a part of the project “ Russia and the Asia-Pacific Region: Conceptual Basis for Security and Development Policy ”. The team of authors has conducted comprehensive analysis of Russia—Republic of Korea relations, as well as individual aspects thereof in a regional context, including economic, scientific and technical cooperation. The research proceeded with practical recommendations aimed at fulfilling Russia’s interests in the Asia-Pacific ...


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