PM Modi and Moon Jae-in agreed to accelerate bilateral cooperation in all areas. (File)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke to South Korean president Moon Jae-in, as the two leaders reviewed important global developments, including the progress in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.

The two leaders also reviewed the ongoing diversification of international value chains, the need to preserve a transparent, development-oriented and rules-based global trading order, and the important role of the World Trade Organisation, a Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) statement said.

In a tweet, the prime minister said: “Spoke to my friend, President @moonriver365 today on a variety of issues, including the immense promise that the India-ROK Special Strategic Partnership offers in the post-COVID world.”

The two leaders agreed to remain in touch on the above issues, and to further accelerate bilateral cooperation in all areas, the statement said. 

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