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SEOUL, September 21 /TASS/. Nikolay Patrushev, secretary of the Russian Security Council, met South Korean officials on Monday to discuss regional and global security, a source at the Russian Security Council’s press service told TASS.
Patrushev held consultations with Ju Chuk-ki, senior secretary for foreign affairs and national security to the president of South Korea, and Kim Gwan Jin, the chief of the Office of National Security under the president of South Korea.
"The sides discussed various aspects of regional and international security, including the situation on the Korean peninsula and Northeast Asia," the source said.
"As for bilateral political relations, the secretary of the [Russian] Security Council emphasized that the Republic of Korea remained one of Russia’s priority and long-term partner in the Asia-Pacific region," the press service representative said.