60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN TURKEY AND KOREA




News Center-TDO-23.09.2017- Korean Ambassador to Turkey, Yunsoo Cho, hosted an organization in Congresium regarding the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Turkey and Korea.

Several respected guests joined to the event including Deputy Minister of Finance, Fatih Metin, Deputy Minister of Culture, Hüseyin Yayman, MP from Urfa, Mehmet Akyürek and Undersecretary of Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ümit Yardım.

The program started with a Humbok fashion show, traditional dance show and Kukkiwon Taekwondo show. 

Following, Ambassador Cho gave his opening speech. Initially, he highlighted the geostrategic importance and great potential of Turkey. Then, he thanked all Turkish soldiers fought during the Korean War.

Secondly, Metin took the stage. He worded that both countries are guarantors of peace in their region. He mentioned about the North Korean Crisis and added Turkey is ready to give the lesson to North Korea that it gave in 50's.

Finally, Yayman gave his welcoming speech. He stated the friendship between Turkey and Korea is eternal and Turkey is with Korea until the end.

The program continued with diverse activities.