MGIMO Experts Visit Republic of Korea

MGIMO Experts Visit Republic of Korea

16 July 2016

July 10th to 16th, Russian Experts from MGIMO travelled to the Republic of Korea at the invitation of South Korea’s Ministry of Unification. The delegation comprised MGIMO’s Vice-Rector for Graduate and International Programs Andrey Baykov and the Head of the Department of Oriental Studies at MGIMO Dmitry Streltsov.

The guests attended several meetings with representatives of the Ministry of Unification, the Korea Institute for National Unification and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Russian side presented the Russian position on settling the issues of the Korean Peninsula, commented on North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs and shared its views on how to ensure peace and stability in Northeast Asia. The Russian delegation visited the demilitarized zone.

During their visit of the University of Korea and the Center for Korean Studies, the delegation discussed the prospects for student exchanges between the two universities.

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