World Bulletin / News Desk
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim inaugurated the new Turkish Embassy building in the South Korean capital on Wednesday.
The new building was inaugurated following a meeting between Yildirim and Chung Sye-kyun, South Korea’s National Assembly speaker.
Yildirim was accompanied by his wife, Semiha Yildirim and Kim Seol, the South Korean child actor who plays in the movie Ayla, which is also the Turkish candidate for foreign-language Oscar nominee.
Turkey’s Science, Industry and Technology Minister Faruk Ozlu, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci, and Energy and Natural Sources Minister Berat Albayrak were also present at the inauguration ceremony.
Earlier, Yildirim, who was in South Korean city of Busan as part of an official visit, met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
Yildirim later attended a meeting with his South Korean counterpart Lee Nak-yeon, with whom he participated in a joint news conference.
The visit falls on the 60th anniversary of the start of diplomatic relations which were established in 1957 after Turkish troops fought in the Korean War.
Azerbaijani lawmaker Elman Mammadov visits general assembly with relatives of people who died in 1992 massacre
Turkish development minister says country must realize digital transformation of industry to boost competitive power
Suspects said to pushing online smear campaign against counter-terrorist operation in Afrin, Syria
Ruling AK Party deputy chairman Mehdi Eker says 'uniform approach' in fight against terrorism is important
Turkish Parliament Speaker Ismail Kahraman welcomes Burundi counterpart Pascal Nyabenda
Turkish prime minister says Operation Olive Branch continues 'as planned'
Bill, submitted by ruling AK Party and opposition MHP, looks ahead to their electoral alliance in 2019 presidential poll
Ibrahim Kalin says any step to support PKK in Afrin will be considered terrorist act
Turkish Statistical Institute adds Istanbul to reach 16.3M in 2023
'They were forced to go back after artillery shooting, this file is closed for now,' says Turkish president
Despite everything the country did for Syria, Turkey continues to suffer from unjust accusations over Afrin, says expert
Nationals of Syria, Morocco, Algeria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Palestine held across country
Turkey’s goal is to turn Suakin island into a center of attraction, says Cavusoglu
President says Turkey will make its red lines clear to everyone
Turkey's EU minister says fight against terror groups needs consistency