Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Korea

EU Ambassador discusses expanding cooperation with Vice-Chairman of ROK Joint Chiefs of Staff Lieutenant General

18/06/2018 - 10:32
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EU Ambassador Michael Reiterer discussed today with Vice-Chairman of the RoK Joint Chiefs of Staff LTG Lee Jong-Sup how best to advance cooperation between the EU and the Republic of Korea in military areas.  The successful cooperation in the operation ATALANTA, patrolling to protect vessels on the crucial trade route between Asia and Europe, provides a strong basis to look at expanding into other areas.

미하엘 라이터러 주한 EU 대사는 대한민국 합동참모차장 이종섭 중장과 만나 EU연합해군사령부와 대한민국 청해부대가 물자운송, 선박 호송, 소말리아 해적 퇴치를 위해 정례적으로 실시하는 '아탈란타'작전에 대해 논의하고 앞으로 EU와 대한민국이 군사적 협력을 확장해 나갈 수 있는 방안을 모색했습니다.

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