Central European Morning Report: "International Relations and Economic Diplomacy Updates"

Central European Morning Report: "International Relations and Economic Diplomacy Updates"

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Romania and South Korea Strengthen Strategic Partnership During Historic Visit: President Klaus Iohannis of Romania is set to embark on an official visit to South Korea, marking the first head-of-state level visit in 16 years. The visit aims to strengthen the Strategic Partnership between Romania and the Republic of Korea, with a focus on enhancing political-diplomatic relations and boosting bilateral trade. During the visit, President Iohannis and his South Korean counterpart, President Yoon Suk Yeol, will adopt a "Joint Declaration on the Strengthening of the Strategic Partnership." The declaration outlines key cooperation areas for the next decade, including defense, nuclear energy, trade, green and nuclear energy investments, IT&C, environment, climate change management, infrastructure, and health. President Iohannis will also visit key sites such as the National Cemetery in Seoul and the Panmunjom (Joint Security Area) in the Demilitarized Zone. Meetings with Prime Minister Han Duck-soo and business leaders will further highlight economic collaboration and industrial cooperation between the two nations.

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Visits Lesbos to Inaugurate Major Infrastructure Project: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is in Mytilene today for a significant visit to the island of Lesbos. The visit includes the opening of the new road Kalloni-Sigri, a major infrastructure project that will benefit the western part of the island. Prime Minister Mitsotakis will also meet with local officials, including the Mayor of Western Lesbos, Taxiarchis Verros, to discuss regional development and community needs. In addition, he will visit the Natural History Museum of the Petrified Forest in Sigri and the Sigri Port. The prime minister's visit underscores the importance of Lesbos as a destination for Turkish visitors, with approximately 7,000 Turkish tourists arriving on the island in just seven days. Mitsotakis aims to strengthen economic ties and cultural exchanges between Greece and Turkey, benefiting local businesses and residents.

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