- Ministry News
ROK-UK Foreign Ministers’ Telephone Conversation
1. Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang, Kyung-wha had a telephone conversation with Mr. Dominic Rennie Raab, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on the afternoon of April 6 at the latter’s request and exchanged views on the spread of COVID-19 and ways to respond to it.
° Secretary Raab extended appreciation to Minister Kang for her consolation, and, saying that the UK is seeking ways to drastically increase its COVID-19 testing capacity, he asked for the ROK’s attention to and cooperation for an expanded purchase of Korean-made diagnostic testing kits.
3. The Minister and the Secretary voiced hope that the two countries will promptly overcome the COVID-19 situation and deepen cooperation in the area of environment, including through the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.