Baku, Azerbaijan, July 10
By Elena Kosolapova – Trend:
South Korea and five Central Asian countries launched an office in Seoul July 10 to facilitate diplomatic, business and people-to-people cooperation, The Korea Herald newspaper said in a message.
The sides plan that it will be done through high-level dialogue, exchanges of working-level public officials and cultural festivals.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Seoul and the five states of the Central Asia.
A multitude of state-run and private Korean businesses including Samsung, LG and Hyundai Engineering have been building power and chemical plants, renovating refining facilities in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.