S. Korea, Argentina Hold Telephone Summit, Discuss COVID-19 Responses

S. Korea, Argentina Hold Telephone Summit, Discuss COVID-19 Responses

President Moon Jae-in on Friday held a telephone summit with Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and discussed bilateral cooperation, including responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Yoon Jae-kwan said in a statement that Moon thanked the Argentine government for waivering South Korean businesspeople from virus-induced entry restrictions.

Moon also asked for the Argentine leader’s continued interest and support on the matter.

Fernandez said South Korea set a global example with its swift and transparent response to the pandemic and also thanked Seoul for providing 200-thousand U.S. dollars worth of quarantine supplies.

Fernandez also promised to continue his support for the South Korean community in his country.

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