Reception in Seoul for compatriots residing in the ROK in occasion of the Day of National Unity

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November 4, 2017 the Rossotrudnichestvo office with the support of the Embassy of Russia in the Republic of Korea held a reception in Seoul for compatriots residing in the ROK in occasion of the Day of National Unity.
Addressing the audience, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Korea A.Timonin highly appreciated the efforts of the organizations of compatriots residing in South Korea, which they direct to consolidate the diaspora, strengthen ties with the historical Motherland, save and transfer to young generations of compatriots an original national, cultural, linguistic and moral identity. Compatriots were thanked for the active holding of joint events in 2017, among which a special place was given to the celebration of the anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War and the conduct of the action Immortal Regiment. The most actively participated in the public life of the diaspora representatives of compatriots were honored with the letters of thanks of the Embassy of Russia. Alexander Timonin confirmed that Russian institutions in the Republic of Korea will further help to promote the development of compatriot structures in the ROK and contribute to their strengthening, as well as pay close attention to the protection of the rights and interests of the Russians residing in the ROK.
         The representative of Rossotrudnichestvo in the Republic of Korea, D.S.Burobin, in his turn, expressed his hope for further expansion of the activities of the Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots Organizations, increasing of number of new associations of the Russian diaspora participating in its work, assuring that, for its part, the Rossotrudnichestvo representation is ready to actively support this process. Concluding his speech, D.S.Burobin wished those present at the event good health, well-being, and successes in their joint work to strengthen the unity of the Russian-speaking community in South Korea and developing friendly and cooperative relations between the peoples of the two countries.