On 14 June, the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine hosted the 2016 Korea-Ukraine Economic Cooperation Forum.
Among the participants of the event were the ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Ukraine, Lee Yang-goo, Ukraine's First Deputy Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv, representatives of Ukrainian and Korean ministries, government institutions, corporations, and leading experts.
The event was co-organized by the embassy of the Republic of Korea in Ukraine, Gorshenin Institute and Ernst & Young.
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During the forum, the ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Ukraine, Lee Yang-goo, suggested that Ukraine and Korea set up a partnership platform.
"At the government level, this could be a master plan for cooperation which would include an action plan and a roadmap. Second, we need an implementation mechanism. Third, we also need a platform for financial partnership," he said.
As far as the level of private business is concerned, these could be forums, a friendship association and an analytical centre, he added.
MP Serhiy Taruta said that Ukraine and the Republic of Korea should become strategic partners.