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|제목 : HUFS-HRI EU Centre Director TV and radio Interviews||글쓴이 : eu-center|
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In regard to the 50thanniversary of establishing Korea-EU diplomatic relations, Professor Kim Si-hong – Director of the HUFS-HRI EU Centre was interviewed in various television as well as radio stations including KBS, KTV and SBS.
1. On October 31st Director Kim was invited to KBS radio station to participate in the discussion about achievements and challenges of the European Union on the 20th anniversary of launching the Treaty on European Union (November 1st, 1993) and its impact to relationship with South Korea. The general concept of European integration with all the member states and Eurozone was explained. Also, current issues related to the global economic crisis and EU foreign policy were widely discussed.
2. During the interview on November 1stin KTV station, Director Kim was asked about the real meaning of President Park’s visit to western European countries. He pointed out that it was the first Presidential visit to European countries after official visits to China and Russia. The focal point of the visit was a welcoming ceremony at Buckingham Palace, with Queen Elizabeth the Second in attendance. Taking into account that Britain only invites leaders from as many as two countries a year, Director Kim said President Park's state visit reflects the close ties that bind Korea and Britain.
3. On November 8th, in SBS main news service, the problematic European regulations as well as the need to urgently improve trade deficit with EU member states were elaborated. Director Kim mentioned that EU is currently Korea’s second biggest business partner after China with France and Great Britain playing important role as the main trade exchange partners.