Austrian and Korean Foreign Ministers Celebrate 60 Years of Diplomatic Ties at Salzburg Festival

Lifestyle & TravelCulture ♦ Published: July 30, 2023; 12:43 ♦ (Vindobona)

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Austria and the Republic of Korea, Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin visited the Salzburg Festival at the invitation of Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg. The high-ranking politicians took the opportunity to discuss the good diplomatic and economic relations between their countries and to explore further opportunities for cooperation.

Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg (l.) attended the Salzburg Festival with his guest, South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin (r.). / Picture: © BMEIA Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äußeres / Gruber / Flickr Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

At a working meeting following their joint visit to the festival, the two foreign ministers discussed the importance of the strategic partnership and the dynamic bilateral economic relations between Austria and the Republic of Korea. Park Jin praised the close cooperation and stressed that Austria is an important technology partner for Korea. Around 60 Austrian companies currently…