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Iran
Islamic Republic of Iran

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : October 23, 1962
  • Bilateral Trade(2018)
    • Exports : $ 2.29 billion (Automobile, Automobile parts, Synthetic Resin)
    • Imports : $ 4.09 billion (Petroleum, LPG)
  • Number of Koreans living in Iran(2019.06) : 350
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Iran
      • 1998   OctoberMinister for Trade Han Duck-soo
      • 1999   OctoberMinister for Trade Han Duck-soo
      • 2000   OctoberVice Minister of Foreign Affairs Ban Ki-moon
      • 2000   DecemberMinister of Construction and Transportation Kim Yoon-ki
      • 2001   FebruaryMinister of Commerce, Industry and Energy Shin Gook-hwan
      • 2001   AugustMinister of Foreign Affairs Han Seung-soo
      • 2002   MayMinister for Trade Hwang Doo-yeon
      • 2002   SeptemberMinister of Construction and Transportation Im In-taek
      • 2003   AprilMinister of Commerce, Industry and Energy Yoon Jin-shik
      • 2003   NovemberVice Minister of Foreign Affairs Kim Jae-sup
      • 2004   FebruaryMinister of Construction and Transportation Kang Dong-suck
      • 2005   OctoberVice Minister of Foreign Affairs Lee Kyu-hyong
      • 2006   NovemberCongressman Yoo Seung-hee
      • 2007   MarchCongressman Kim Sung-gon
      • 2007   NovemberCongressmen Kim Sung-gon, Chung Eui-yong
      • 2008   MayAmbassador for Energy & Resources Cooperation Shin Jae-hyun
      • 2008   JuneAmbassador for Energy & Resources Cooperation Shin Jae-hyun
      • 2008   JulyDeputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Lee Yong-joon
      • 2008   JulyDeputy Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs Oh Joon
      • 2008   AugustAmbassador for Energy & Resources Cooperation Shin Jae-hyun
      • 2008   DecemberAmbassador for Energy & Resources Cooperation Shin Jae-hyun
      • 2009   May1st Vice Minister of Ministry of Culture and Tourism Shin Jae-min
      • 2009   MayAmbassador for Energy & Resources Cooperation Shin Jae-hyun
      • 2009   OctoberAmbassador for Energy & Resources Cooperation Shin Jae-hyun
      • 2009   OctoberDeputy minister for Foreign Affairs Lee Yong-jun
      • 2010   MarchAmbassador for Energy & Resources Cooperation Shin Jae-hyun
      • 2010   JulyAmbassador for Energy & Resources Cooperation Shin Jae-hyun
      • 2010   AugustAmbassador for Energy & Resources Cooperation Shin Jae-hyun
      • 2010   SeptemberAmbassador for Energy & Resources Cooperation Shin Jae-hyun
      • 2010   DecemberAmbassador for Energy & Resources Cooperation Shin Jae-hyun
      • 2010   SeptemberLawmaker of ROK Seo Gap-won
      • 2011   AprilSupreme Court Chief Justice Lee Yong-Hyoon
      • 2011   JulyChairman of Korea Communictaions Commission, Choi See-joong
      • 2013   MayCongressman Chung Moon-Won, Congressman Lee Sang-min, president of Korea-Iran Interparliamentary Friendship Group
      • 2013   MayForeign Ministry’s Deputy Minister for Political Affairs Lee Kyung-soo
      • 2014   JanuarySpeaker of the National Assembly, Kang Chang-hee
      • 2015   JuneFirst Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Tae-yong
      • 2015   NovemberMinister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se
      • 2016   MayPresident Park Geun-hye
      • 2017   MarchChairman of the Foreign Affairs and Unification Committee in National Assembly, Shim Jae-kwon
      • 2017   AugustSpeaker of the National Assembly, Chung Sye-kyun
    • From Iran to the ROK
      • 1999   FebruaryDeputy Foreign Minister for Asia and the Pacific Aminzadeh
      • 2000   OctoberMinister of Industries and Mines Shafei
      • 2001   MayMinister of Housing and Urban Development Abdolalizadeh
      • 2002   AprilMinister of Petroleum Zanganeh
      • 2004   JulyMinister of Foreign Affairs Kharrazi
      • 2005   MarchDeputy Foreign Minister for Asia and the Pacific Aminzadeh
      • 2006   JanuaryDeputy Foreign Minister for Asia and the Pacific Safari
      • 2006   JulyMinister of Industries and Mines Tahmasbi
      • 2007   JuneVice Minister of Foreign Affairs Mostafavi
      • 2007   AugustVice President Aliabadi (in charge of Sports)
      • 2007   NovemberVice Chairman of Majlis(Iranian Congress) Abutorabi
      • 2008   MayVice Minister of Commerce Ghazanfari
      • 2008   MayAttorney General Najafabadi
      • 2008   AugustVice Minister of Petroleum Jashnsaz
      • 2008   OctoberDeputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Asia and the Pacific Akhoundzadeh
      • 2008   NovemberForeign Minister Mottaki
      • 2009   JanuaryVice President Marhae (in charge of Culture & Tourism)
      • 2009   JanuarySpokesman of Foreign Ministry Qashqavi
      • 2009   MarchJudiciary Chief Shahroudi
      • 2010   JanuaryChairman of Commission of Korea - Iran lawmaker for Friendship Hashemi
      • 2010   MarchDirector of National Broadcast Service Zarghami
      • 2010   AprilPresident of Iran News Agency Javanfekr Mehr
      • 2010   JulyVice Minister of Economic of Foreign Affairs Borghei
      • 2010   AugustVice President of Central Bank of The Islamic Republic of Iran Borhani
      • 2010   SeptemberVice President of Central Bank of The Islamic Republic of Iran Borhani
      • 2011   JanuarySpokeperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mehmanparast
      • 2011   JuneDirector of Public Prosecutors' Office Ejei
      • 2011   OctoberDirector of Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Kermani
      • 2013   JulyMinister of Sports & Youth
      • 2014   MayDeputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Oceania Rahimpour
      • 2017   JanuaryDeputy Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Mohammad Khazaee
      • 2017   JanuaryMinister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Taiebnia
      • 2017   JuneSpeaker, Islamic Consultative Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ali Larijani
      • 2019   JuneGovernor of the Central Bank Abdolnase Hemmati

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