South Korea to Russia to expand cooperation beyond the economic and military space (Figure)
Korean KSLV (Korea Space Launch Vehicle) -1 rockets, allegedly on the basis of South Korea in its developed in cooperation with the Russian launch vehicle
KSLV-2 BEIJING, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at 29 pm local time, a summit meeting in Moscow, the Kremlin and signed including the upgrading of bilateral relations in economic, political, diplomatic, defense, etc. expand substantive cooperation in all areas of “strategic partnership ‘in the 10 agreements, and thus issued a joint statement.
According to the “Chosun Ilbo” reports in the talks, the two leaders agreed to promote the fastest from 2015 the introduction of at least 7.5 million tons from Russia (Republic of Korea within 20% of total demand) gas pipeline project . To this end, Korea Gas Corporation and Russia’s Gazprom has signed a memorandum of understanding on the spot, decided to enter North Korea from Russia via the gas pipeline construction to study the issue.
total investment of the project total $ 100 billion, including the purchase of natural gas for 30 years and $ 90 billion pipeline through North Korea’s construction costs, is a large economic cooperation projects. Russia’s Gazprom has been with North Korean ministerial officials conducted a natural gas pipeline construction in contact and get the final answer.
Korea Russia two leaders also agreed to actively promote North Korea’s Rajin to Russia Hassan range of railway maintenance projects on the Korean Peninsula and Siberia, north-south rail connections across the railway between North and South Korea and Russia trilateral economic cooperation project. Li Dongguan Cheong Wa Dae spokesman said Lee also expressed interest in the development of South Korea dedicated ports around Vladivostok, Dmitry Medvedev, who immediately instructed the relevant departments responsible for this research.