Official Saudi-Korean talks began today co-chaired by Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense
and Aviation and Inspector-General Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz and his South Korean counterpart Cho Syong Ti. Speaking on the occasion, Prince Sultan declared that his talks with South Korean President Kim
Dae-Jung and other South Korean officials are in line with the policy of cooperation in economic, political,
cultural and military spheres between the two countries. Concerning cooperation in the area of military industries, he announced that arrangements were underway for appointing a Saudi military attaché in Seoul.
Prince Sultan also met today with South Korean Prime Minister Han-Tong Yi. At a luncheon in his honor,
Prince Sultan referred to the great impact on relations between the two countries of the visit to South
Korea by Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin
Abdulaziz, and praised South Korea's position on the Middle East peace process.