Putin Receives Message Clarifying Intentions of New South Korean President

  • South Korean President Moon Jae-in has great interest in Russia
  • Russia highly values your personal contribution

South Korea Special Presidential Envoy, Song Young-nil, handed a message from his country’s new president to Russian President Vladimir Putin in a meeting when both met on Wednesday during a message.

The envoy pointed out that the message “clarifies the intentions and principles of our new government.”

While addressing the South Korean presidential envoy, Putin said that Russia “highly values your personal contribution to efforts aimed at strengthening Russian-Korean ties.”

“We remember well that it was you who assisted in the handover of a jack from the Russian Varyag cruiser,” the Russian president added.

Song Young-gil, in turn, said that South Korea’s new President Moon Jae-in “has a great interest in Russia and an affection for it.”

“I believe, you and our new president will get along well,” the South Korean presidential envoy said addressing the Russian leader.”



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