Navy chief, Korean envoy discuss maritime security, naval cooperation

Philippine Navy Flag Officer-in-Command Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo was visited today, March 24 by Republic of Korea (ROK) Ambassador to the Philippines Kim In-Chul.

The said visit was Kim’s introductory call to the Navy chief as newly designated ambassador of South Korea to Philippines.

“The highpoint of the discussion during the call was the continuing strong bilateral cooperation between the Philippines and South Korea particularly in maritime security and naval cooperation,” the Philippine Navy said.

“This visit manifests both parties commitment to continuing and strengthening friendship and ties fundamental to the long-standing diplomatic relations between the Philippines and South Korea,” it added.