SEOUL, July 6. /TASS/. South Korean Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Kim Hyoung-zhin will visit Moscow on July 7-8, South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday.
Kim will hold talks with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov and Deputy Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East Alexander Osipov.
"The two sides will exchange views on bilateral relations, ways to step up substantive cooperation, the North Korean nuclear issue, the situations on the Korean Peninsula and in Northeast Asia, and global issues," the South Korean ministry said.
At the meeting with Osipov, the sides will consider "ways to work together in the sectors of agriculture, livestock industry, fisheries, healthcare and medical service in Russia’s Far East and Siberia, as well as ways to resolve challenges of Korean companies operating in the region," the ministry added.
The upcoming talks "are expected to help the two countries maintain their momentum of robust high-level exchanges; seek ways to step up substantive cooperation mainly in Russia’s Far East and Siberia; and enhance strategic cooperative partnership, including in the coordination on the North Korean nuclear issue," the ministry concluded.