Ahead of President Moon's Pyongyang visit this week for the 3rd Summit with his counterpart Kim Jong-eun within this year, Ukraine's decision & experiences which denuclearized his country spontaneously by abandoning its neclear arms, are like to be big suggestion & impetus for President Moon so that he can pave the way again for the complete denuclearization on the peninsula.
In that regard, Ukraine Amb. Olexander Horin stressed by his speech to mark the 27th Anniversary of the Ukraine Independence Day held at the Fourseasons Hotel Nuri Hall on Sept. 11th evening that Ukraine supports the denuclearization efforts of the Korean government on the peninsula.
Horin also praised that the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games showed us high level's technology power, adding he is proud of the fact that Ukraine paralympics athletes were ranked at the 6th position among world players all around the world.
For the NDNnews (www.ndnnews.co.kr) & Korea Amb. Culture Friendship Association which publicizes the Seoulcity magazine every month as well, Ukraine Amb. couple are regular participant members for the regional trip programs organized by us including their participation in the Changwon famtour to commemorate the 2018 Changwon Visit Year on Jan. this year, in the 2018 PyeongChang Cultural tour including the Scent of Thousands in Gangreung and last but not least recent Cheonan World Dance Festival in Sep., to name just a few.
In recognition of such his close cooperation & friendship with the NDNnews & Korea Amb. Culture Friendship Association, the NDNnews bestowed the 2018 Friendship Award on Ukraine Amb. Olexander Horin on last March this year while his spouse Mme. Tymoshenko was on hand at the National Assembly.
In terms of high-ranking officials meeting between the two counterparts, the two nations held the 4th Korea-Ukraine Trade Economic Committee, the 6th Ukraine-Korea Economic Forum this year, to name just a few, to seek mutual cooperation possibilities in terms of economic projects, according to the Embassy of Ukraine.
Ukraine have been understood as a traditional agriculture power, but its edge globally lies in rather space power & satellite field. Moreover Ukraine is ranked as 3rd position in terms of its outsourcing power of IT manpower globally following India & China. In reality, a total of Ukraine 600 IT specialists are being employed at Samsung Electronics R&D center, Kiev currently, according to MOFAT.
So the two countries have big cooperation potentials toward mutual future-oriented ICT cooperation, said Mr. Yoon Gang-hyun in charge of its economic diplomacy coordiation at MOFAT who spoke on behalf of the Korean government as guest honor to congratulate Ukraine 27th Independence Anniverary.