Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defense Affairs, and Jeong Kyeong-doo, Minister of National Defense of South Korea have discussed defense cooperation strategies between the two countries.
The discussions took place during the UAE-Korean Joint Military Commission meeting held Wednesday in Seoul, during which the two sides reviewed existing bilateral ties, and means to advance them.
The meeting was attended by senior officers and officials from both countries’ Defense Ministries, according to Emirates News Agency WAM.
Furthermore, the government of South Korea has awarded the UAE Minister of State for Defense Affairs the Order of National Security Merit, awarded for outstanding meritorious services in the interest of national security.
The UAE Minister expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Korean government and praised the strong ties between the UAE and South Korea, which have witnessed great strategic developments thanks to the support and guidance of the leadership of the two friendly countries.
“Cooperation between the UAE and South Korea reflects an exceptional model of strategic ties based on mutual trust and cooperation, with the aim to realize the interests of the two friendly peoples,” he said.