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Greek FM Dendias Speaks on the Phone with his South Korean Counterpart

ATHENS – Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias had a telephone conversation with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, Kang Kyung-wha, earlier οn Friday.

The talks focused on efforts to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic and the relevant experience gained by the two countries' governments, as well as their effective handling of the consequences of this global challenge, according to diplomatic sources.

Kang Kyung-wha expressed her country's intention to share her experience in the scientific field (eg coronavirus diagnosis test), but also to send, as a symbolic gesture, protective masks for the descendants of soldiers who participated in the Greek Expeditionary Force in Korea, which had been distinguished for its heroic action in the Korean War, according to the same sources.

Finally, the two foreign ministers agreed to further develop bilateral Greek-Korean relations and a more frequent exchange of views on issues of mutual interest.

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