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Prez Moon India visit opened 'new vistas'of co-operatoon, ties more vibrant

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The recent visit of South Korean has opened "new vistas of cooperation" in bilateral ties, and the relationship between the two countries is "more vibrant", its said Tuesday.

In his address at the function held at the embassy, also said with the three Inter-Korean summits and the US-North Summit earlier, the "momentum for lasting peace in is building".

"and enjoy ties that go back to the visit of a from Ayodhya to Korea, who got married to a there. With such deep relations in the past, we move to the present day relationship, as we mark 45 years of our diplomatic ties," he said.

The recalled the July State visit of Moon and asserted is an "important partner in all areas of historical, bilateral relations".

"His visit has opened new vistas of cooperation, the relationship between the two countries is more vibrant, and businesses are thriving more than before," the said.

On the peace process in Korean Peninsula, he urged the international community to lend "full support" in his country's efforts to establish lasting peace.

"had made progress in short period of time, but that march to peace and prosperity will remain incomplete without the establishment of permanent peace, and when the whole becomes prosperous," he said.

The two Koreas in September had a three-day Inter-Korean Summit in during which leader agreed to visit Seoul, besides taking some other decisions, seeking to accelerate the process of denuclearisation of the

"Thanks to the three Inter-Korean summits and the US-Summit earlier, the momentum for achieving lasting peace in Korean Peninsula is building.

"We are sure the Korean Peninsula will see a new dawn of peace and prosperity," the envoy said.

Union for Health Anupriya Patel was the guest from side at the event which was attended by foreign ambassadors, diplomats and military attaches of several countries.

US envoy to India Kenneth Juster, in Mahmood also attended the event during which artists performed on K-Pop and played traditional Korean instruments besides a display of Taekwondoo skills by professional players.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 00:20 IST
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