Dmitry Medvedev and Li Men Bak discussed the situation concerning the nuclear programme of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. They also touched on international issues discussed at the G8 summit.
The meeting was largely devoted to bilateral cooperation, in particular cooperation in infrastructure projects, the implementation of multilateral projects aimed at ensuring railway traffic via the Korean Peninsula using sections of the Trans-Siberian Railway.
Li Men Bak said that South Korean companies wanted to expand their presence in the Russian market, to cooperate with Russia in developing natural resources in Siberia and the Far East and to participate in major energy projects.
The presidents also discussed preparations for the South Korean President’s visit to Russia slated for late September-early October.