Bilateral relations

Political Relations

The politico-diplomatic and parliamentary dialogue

Heads of state level visits

  • To Romania: 2006 (the Joint Declaration of friendship, partnership and cooperation between Romania and the Republic of Korea is signed);
  • To the Republic of Korea: March 1994, October 2005, September 2008 (the Strategic Partnership Declaration is signed), March 2012 (the Nuclear Security Summit);
  • In November 2001 and in October 1995, the two presidents met in New York, on the sidelines of UN General Assembly.

 

Prime-minister level visits

  • To Romania: 1996 

 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs level visit

  • To Romania: official visits (1990 and 2006) and working-level visits (2002);
  • To the Republic of Korea: 1991, 2001, 2008, 2010 (The Joint Action Plan between Romania and the Republic of Korea of the Implementation of the Strategic Partnership Declaration), 2013;
  • Meetings on the sidelines of international reunions (2002, 2005 and 2007).

 

Parliamentary visits

  • To Romania: the president of the National Assembly (2002 and 2009), the president of the Parliamentary Group of Friendship between Korea and Romania (2002 and 2006), parliamentary delegations (1997, 2011, 2015);
  • To the Republic of Korea: the president of the Chamber of Deputies (1995 and 2002), the president of the Senate (2001), the president of the Parliamentary Group of Friendship between Romania and Korea (1994 and 2007), parliamentary delegations (2005, 2007, 2011). 

 

Governmental level visits

  • To Romania: minister of communications (1995, 2006), minister of science and technology (2006), minister of sports (1990), minister of trade (2002), minister of public administration and security (2008), minister of health, welfare and social affairs (2010), vice-minister of trade, industry and technology (1997, 2006, 2007), vice-minister for trade and energy of the Ministry of Economy and Knowledge (2011), vice-minister for Strategy and Finance (2012), vice-minister for Environment (2014), deputy-minister of national defense (1996).
  • To the Republic of Korea: minister of trade (1993), minister of research and technology (1994), minister of communications (1994, 2005), minister of communications and information society (2012), minister of national defense (1997), minister of economy and trade (2005, 2006), minister of justice (2008), minister of youth and sports (2013), state minister for business environment and small and medium enterprises (2005, 2012), delegate minister for business environment, small and medium enterprises and tourism (2013), delegate minister for trade (2005, 2006), state secretary of the Ministry of Economy and Trade (2005), state secretary of the Ministry of Economy and Business Environment (2009, 2010), president of the State Property Fund (1994), state secretary of the Ministry of Communications (1995, 1996, 1997), state secretary of the Ministry of Communications and Information Society (2013, 2014), state secretary of the Ministry for Commerce (2014), president of the National Authority for Administration and Legislation in the field of Communication (2014).

 

 Ministry of Foreign Affairs level visits

  • To Romania: vice-minister for foreign affairs (2009), deputy minister for foreign affairs (2010), director-general (1994, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2012), commissary of Expo Yeosu 2012 (2010 and 2012);
  • To the Republic of Korea: state secretary for Global Affairs (2011, 2015), state secretary (2008), director-general (1992, 1993, 1996, 2005, 2009), director-general (2007).  

 

Other contacts

  • To Romania: Constitutional Court delegation (1999), vice-governor of Gyongsangbuk-do (2001), president of KOIMA – Association of importers (2006), president of Korea Export Import Bank (2006), director of Agency of Information for Defense – KIDA (2011), the second session of the Mixt Commission for scientific and technological cooperation (2009), the members of the Honorary Consuls Corps in the Republic of Korea (2006);
  • To the Republic of Korea: Chief of General Staff of Romanian Army (2002), the president of National Commission for Nuclear Activities Control (2006), delegation of the Constitutional Court (2008), experts in the Ministry of Economy and Finances (2008), the first session of the Joint Commission for scientific and technological cooperation (2007), team for promotion of Romanian wine and food industry (2011).  

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