South Korea, Saudi Arabia Inaugurate Joint Defence Committee

South Korea and Saudi Arabia have inaugurated a joint defence co-operation committee aimed at exploring opportunities for collaboration in areas including trade and industrial partnerships. The South Korean Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on 2 May that the talks, held in Riyadh, followed on from an agreement between the two countries in...

South Korea and Saudi Arabia have inaugurated a joint defence co-operation committee aimed at exploring opportunities for collaboration in areas including trade and industrial partnerships.

The South Korean Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on 2 May that the talks, held in Riyadh, followed on from an agreement between the two countries in December 2018 to expand defence collaboration.

In addition to trade and defence industry, the two countries discussed ways to deepen links between their respective armed forces including exchanges of military personnel and training and education, said the MND.

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