South Korean President Moon J-In, during a phone call today, with his Argentine counterpart, Alberto Fernandez, discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in the face of the emerging “Corona” virus (Covid-19).
Moon – during the phone call, and as quoted by the South Korean Yonhap News Agency – appreciated the Argentine government allowing exceptional entry of Korean businessmen to the country, although the Argentine border is closed due to the Corona pandemic.
The South Korean president urged his Argentine counterpart to continue his interest and support in allowing more Korean businessmen to enter his country.
In turn, the President of Argentina said that South Korea is a global model in the way it manages the crisis of spreading the virus quickly and transparently, and expressed his country’s thanks to the Korean government for providing protection supplies from “Corona” worth 200 thousand dollars in the framework of humanitarian aid.
Fernandez pledged to pay more attention and support to the South Korean community in Argentina, saying: “Koreans are respected in Argentine society.”