Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters spoke yesterday with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung–wha.

The Ministers discussed the domestic measures both countries had taken to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Minister Peters affirmed New Zealand’s interest in continuing to share information and exchange experiences with close partners on addressing the virus.

The Ministers expressed appreciation for the co-operation to date, particularly on repatriation flights between the two countries.

Minister Peters affirmed New Zealand’s ongoing support for the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearisation of North Korea.