By Publisher Lee Kyung-sik of The Korea Post media
President Moon Jae-in exchanged a letter of congratulations with President Alberto Angel Fernandez of the Republic of Argentina on Feb. 15, 2022. This was disclosed by Presidential Spokesperson Park Kyung-mi at a press briefing at the Presidential Mansion of Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul on that day.
In the letter, President Moon said that the relations between Korea and Argentina have been growing continuously since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1962 and have grown into a Comprehensive Cooperation Partnership, and expressed hopes that the bilateral relations will grow further on to a one-notch higher level. Then he said that the trust and friendship between the two peoples will become even stronger.
President Ferandez of Argentina, on his part, highly evaluated that the relations and cooperation between the two countries have grown based on comprehensive partnership between the two countries. President Fernandez especially noted that since the first Korean immigration into Argentina the Korean community has greatly contributed to the development of Argentina maintaining the traditional culture and tradition of the Korean people in Argentina at the same time.
The Argentine President then expressed hopes that the relations between Argentine and Korea will continue to grow through increased cooperation between the two countries in the development of science and technology, development of lithium and other natural resources, production of hydrogen and development of the South Pole region.
Argentina, according to Presidential Spokesperson Park Kyung-mi, is one of the key cooperation partner countries in the Central and South American region and the exchange of congratulatory messages between the Heads of Government of the two countries is expected to renew the significance of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations.
Presidential Spokesman Park then stated that the exchange of congratulatory messages between the Heads of Government of the two countries took place confirming the common will on the part of the leaders of the two countries to further promote the close cooperation between the two countries.