A Russian-South Korean intergovernmental commission on economic, scientific, and technical cooperation has completed its first session in Seoul with the signing of a package of agreements. They include an amendment to the 1995 agreement on the settlement of Russia’s debt to South Korea and an accord on the establishment of a South Korean technology park in Nakhodka. The Russian delegation was headed by Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Sysuev, who met during his visit with South Korea’s president, as well as its defense and foreign ministers. (RIA, July 9)
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