India, South Korea decide to ramp up anti-terror cooperation

NEW DELHI: India and South Korea on Wednesday resolved to deepen regional and global coordination in combating the challenge of terrorism and explored new avenues for boosting trade and investment ties.

The issues were discussed during 9th India-Korea Joint Commission Meeting. The Indian delegation was headed by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj while the Korean side was led by Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha.

In a media statement, Swaraj reiterated India’s continued support to the efforts being made by South Korean President Moon Jae-in to address the Korean nuclear issue and promote ties with North Korea through dialogue and negotiation.

She hoped that the efforts will bear fruit and usher in a new era of peace and stability in the Korean peninsula. (AGENCIES)