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S. Korean, Canadian foreign ministers discuss regional security

All Headlines 18:18 July 06, 2018

SEOUL, July 6 (Yonhap) -- The top diplomats of South Korea and Canada had phone talks Friday on ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation on regional and global issues.

Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland exchanged views on the current security condition on the Korean Peninsula, according to Kang's ministry.

Kang briefed Freeland on inter-Korean ties, including recent military dialogue and joint sports programs.

She also reaffirmed that Seoul will continue to communicate with the international community in pushing for inter-Korean projects going forward.

The Canadian minister said her government will actively back South Korea's peace initiative, added the ministry.

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha (L) shakes hands with her Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland during a Seoul meeting on March 29, 2018, in this photo provided by Kang's ministry. (Yonhap)

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