Elmar Mamadyarov, the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister, was on official visit to the Korea Republic from 29 to 30 November. The Azerbaijani Minister was received by Roh Moo-Hyun, the Korean President, the press service of the Ministry told Trend. Mammadyarov handed over the letter by Ilham Aliyev, the Azerbaijani President, to the Korean President and underlined that the forthcoming visit would allow the countries to strengthen the bilateral cooperation.
In his turn, Moo-Hyun expressed gratitude in relation to the invite and said that the concrete date of the visit would be determined through diplomatic channels. The Korean President made reply invitation to his Azerbaijani counterpart. The Azerbaijani Foreign Minister reported that the Azerbaijani embassy would be opened in Seoul soon.
The same day Mammadyarob held a meeting with Von-Ki Kim, the chairman of the Korean National Meeting, and Ban-Ki Mun, the Korean Foreign Minister. The sides held exchange of opinions regarding development of economic, cultural and political relations between countries, as well as the Armenian aggression in regard to Azerbaijan. They also discussed opening of language courses for Azerbaijani diplomats in Korea. Azerbaijan and Korea signed protocols on cooperation between the Azerbaijani Foreign Affairs Ministry and the Korean Foreign Ministry, Economy Ministry.