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NATO welcomes stronger cooperation with the Republic of Korea

NATO officials welcomed Mr. Kyung-Hyup Kim, Chairman of the Intelligence Committee of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, to NATO Headquarters on Thursday (22 July 2021) for talks on common security challenges and NATO’s partnership with Seoul.
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NATO and the Republic of Korea sign new partnership programme

NATO and the Republic of Korea signed a new partnership programme on 21 November 2019 that sets the framework for cooperation and political dialogue. Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana and the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Kim Hyoung-zhin signed the third Individual Partnership Cooperation Programme (IPCP) at NATO Headquarters in Brussels.
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Secretary General stresses value of NATO partnerships in visit to Republic of Korea

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg wrapped up a five-day visit to East Asia on Thursday (2 November 2017) with a visit to the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). The Secretary General toured the UN Command in Panmunjom, where he was briefed on the North Korea crisis and met South Korean, US and UN personnel.
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Secretary General: global threats require global responses

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed that global threats require global responses in a press point at the ASAN Institute of Policy Studies on Thursday (2 November 2017). The Secretary General called for diplomatic, political and economic pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear arms and ballistic missiles. Noting the essential role of NATO’s partnerships, Mr. Stoltenberg announced a new partnership plan between the Alliance and the Republic of Korea.
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NATO Secretary General arrives in the Republic of Korea

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg began a two-day trip to the Republic of Korea on Wednesday (1 November 2017) for talks on common security challenges and deepening the Alliance’s partnership with Seoul.
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NATO Allies and Partners condemn North Korea’s nuclear programme

The North Atlantic Council on Thursday (15 December 2016) strongly condemned North Korea's continued development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles and its inflammatory rhetoric, saying North Korea’s actions are breaching relevant UN Security Council resolutions and posing an increasing threat to international peace and security. NATO Allies were joined in session by the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, Mr. AHN Chong-ghee, and by representatives from Australia, Japan, and New Zealand.
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NATO welcomes deepening cooperation with the Republic of Korea

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se of the Republic of Korea to NATO Headquarters for the first time on Thursday (6 October 2016). The two leaders discussed how to deepen the Alliance’s partnership with Seoul, their continued commitment to Afghanistan, and shared concerns over North Korea.
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NATO intensifies scientific cooperation with the Republic of Korea

A Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme Information Day – the first event of its kind in the Republic of Korea – took place on 26 November 2015 in the capital Seoul. The event focused on cyber defence, energy security and promoting the role of women in peace and security.
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Deputy Secretary General Vershbow says in Seoul that NATO is committed to long-term engagement with the Republic of Korea and with all of Asia

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The Republic of Korea: a partner in tackling global security challenges

Anders Fogh Rasmussen recently became the first NATO Secretary General to visit the Republic of Korea. The three-day visit, from 11 to 13 April, had been planned for a long time and was aimed at exploring opportunities to expand cooperation. However, as it coincided with mounting tensions on the Korean peninsula, this was also an important topic of discussion with President Park Guen-hye and top members of her administration.

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