PM Modi talks over trade, global developments, COVID with South Korean President

NewsBharati    22-Oct-2020
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New Delhi, Oct 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a telephonic conversation with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in which they reviewed the COVID-19 pandemic, global developments, and trade.
 
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"The two leaders reviewed important global developments including the progress of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the ongoing diversification of international value chains, the need to preserve a transparent, development-oriented and rules-based global trading order, and the important role of the World Trade Organisation," the statement read.
 
Both the leaders agreed to remain in touch on the above issues and to further accelerate bilateral cooperation in all areas.
 
The discussion about the World Trade Organization comes in the backdrop as South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee is in the race to win the ongoing competition to become the head of the WTO, according to South Korea's reports.
 
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