- Title: South Korea's Moon meets Thai counterpart to discuss strategic partnership
- Date: 2nd September 2019
- Summary: PHOTOGRAPHS OF APORN DURING KOREAN WAR
- Embargoed: 16th September 2019 09:46
- Keywords: Thailand South Korea Prayuth Chan-ocha Moon Jae-in trade strategic partnership
- Location: BANGKOK, THAILAND
- City: BANGKOK, THAILAND
- Country: Thailand
- Topics: Diplomacy/Foreign Policy,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA004AUYRC5J
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha during his first official state visit to Thailand on Monday (September 2) for bilateral talks to increase economic cooperation between the two countries.
The two leaders held a meeting in Bangkok and later announced their aim to strengthen strategic partnerships during a joint statement.
Prayuth and Moon also witnessed the signing ceremony of six Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreements in various aspects such as water resource management, Korean language proficiency, the exchanging of news intelligence in the high ranking military levels, trade, transport, as well as cooperation in developing smart city initiatives.
Moon's visit to the Southeast Asian region is in accordance to South Korea's New Southern Policy (NSP) to promote interactions and cooperation with each of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN), including Thailand as chair this year, according to Thai government house press release.
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