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Turkey
Republic of Turkey

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : March 8, 1957
  • Bilateral Trade (2018) : $ 7,169 million
    • Exports : $ 5,980 million (Machineries, Electronics, Textile)
    • Imports : $ 1,189 million (Agricultural, Steel, Marine Products)
  • Bilateral Investment(~2018)
    • ROK's investment in Turkey: $ 2,900 million
    • Turkey investment in the ROK: $ 39 million
  • Number of Koreans living in Turkey(2019) : about 2,951
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Turkey
      • 1977   MayPrime Minister Choi Kyu-hah
      • 1990   1990Prime Minister Kang Young-hoon
      • 1995   DecemberDeputy Minister for Policy Planning Ban Ki-moon
      • 1996   MayPrime Minister Lee Soo-sung
      • 1999   NovemberMinister of Foreign Affairs Hong Soon-young
      • 2004   AprilMinister of Foreign Affairs Ban Ki-moon
      • 2005   AprilPresident Roh Moo-hyun
      • 2007   AprilPresident of the Constitutional Court Lee Kang-kook
      • 2008   JanuaryMinister of Education, Science and Technology Kim Shin-il
      • 2008   JulyMinister of National Defense Lee Sang-hee
      • 2008   DecemberPrime Minister Han Seung-soo
      • 2009   JanuarySpeaker of the National Assembly Kim Hyung O
      • 2009   MarchPrime Minister Han Seung-soo
      • 2010   MarchMinister for Trade Kim Jong-hoon
      • 2012   JanuaryMinister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Kim Sung-hwan
      • 2012   FeburaryPresident Lee Myung-bak
      • 2013   AugustPrime Minister Chung Hong-won
      • 2013   OctoberSpeaker of the National Assembly Kang Chang-hee
      • 2013   NovemberCheif Justice of the Supreme Court Yang Sung-tae
      • 2014   AprilPresident of the Constitutional Court Park Han-chul
      • 2014   AugustMinister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se
      • 2014   NovemberProsecutor General Kim Jin-tae
      • 2015   MarchChair of Korea-Turkey Inter-Parliamentary Group, Lee Han-gu
      • 2015   AprilMinister of Patriots and Veterans Affairs, Park sungchoon
      • 2016   MayPrime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn(World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul)
      • 2017   MarchMinister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Kang Ho-in
      • 2017   SeptemberSpeaker of the National Assembly, Chung Sye-Kyun(MIKTA Speakers' Consultation)
      • 2017   OctoberMinister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Kim Hyun-mee
      • 2018   MarchVice-Speaker of the National Assembly, Park Joo-Sun
      • 2018   AugustMinister of National Defense, Song Young-moo
      • 2018   OctoberSpeaker of the National Assembly, Moon Hee-sang(Meeting of Speakers of Eurasian Countries' Parliaments)
    • From Turkey to the ROK
      • 1958   1958Prime Minister Adnan Menderes
      • 1976   JuneMinister of Foreign Affairs Ihsan Sabri Caglayangil
      • 1979   MayMinister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Gunduz Okcun
      • 1982   DecemberPresident Kenan Evren
      • 1986   NovemberPrime Minister Turgut Ozal
      • 1991   MayPrime Minister Yildirim Akbulut
      • 2004   FebruaryTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan
      • 2008   OctoberMinister of Transport Binali Yildirim
      • 2010   OctoberPresident Gül
      • 2010   NovemberTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan
      • 2011   MaySpeaker of the National Assembly Sahin
      • 2012   MarchTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Nuclear Security Summit)
      • 2014   SeptemberMayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Kadir Topbas
      • 2014   OctoberSpeaker of the National Assembly Cemil Cicek
      • 2015   FebruaryMinister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci
      • 2015   MayMinister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu
      • 2017  DecemberPrime Minister Binali Yildirim
      • 2018  MayPresident Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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