NATO Deputy Secretary General exchanges views with Korean Parliamentarians

  • 25 Jan. 2011 -
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  • Last updated: 26 Jan. 2011 12:58

The Deputy Secretary General, Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero, met with a group of Parliamentarians from Korea for an exchange of views about the NATO-Korea relationship and other issues of common interest. Parliamentarians of the two main political parties, the Grand National Party and the Democratic Party were represented in the delegation.

“Our relationship will be defined by mutual interest and will be further developed gradually,” the Deputy Secretary General said. ”Today we can say that over recent years, we have taken NATO-Korea relationship to a new level. We are holding high level talks on an annual basis and Korean officers participate on a regular basis in NATO courses.”

In the meeting, Ambassador Bisogniero also spoke about NATO’s new Strategic Concept and the development of a new NATO partnership policy that reach out to partners around the globe.