Policy paper

UK - Republic of Korea Joint Statement

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

A joint statement released on the occasion of President Park Geun-hye’s State Visit to the UK.



President Park Geun-hye of the Republic of Korea paid a State Visit to the UK on 5th – 7th November 2013 at the invitation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The UK and the ROK note with great satisfaction the broad and creative partnership for peace and prosperity that has developed between the two countries over the last 130 years of diplomatic relations. We agree to further consolidate, deepen and diversify bilateral relations on the basis of the shared values of democracy, human rights and the market economy.

President Park Geun-hye of the Republic of Korea is welcomed to the UK by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II