Czech and South Korean PMs express concern over North Korea's provocations

Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala and his South Korean counterpart Han Duck-soo have expressed concern over North Korea's provocations. Speaking at a press conference following their meeting in Prague on Tuesday, the two politicians said they believed a strong response from the international community was needed.

The Czech and South Koran heads of government also discussed nuclear energy, academia and the situation in Ukraine, where both countries want to work towards ending the conflict and establishing peace.

The Republic of Korea is currently one of Czechia’s largest non-European trading partners, ranking third after China and the United States. According to the Czech Statistics Office, imports from the Republic of Korea to Czechia reached CZK 105.9 billion in 2022, while exports to the country amounted to CZK 12.9 billion.

Author: Ruth Fraňková