OREANDA-NEWS South Korean President Yun Suk-El announced Seoul's willingness to cooperate with Russia on certain issues. As reported by TASS, he noted that the country will continue relations with Moscow and cooperate in certain areas, while maintaining vigilance as needed. According to him, cooperation would also ensure the countries' economic interests and make relations smoother.

In addition, Yun Seok-el described the Russian Federation as a state with which the Republic of Korea has had "long-established good relations." He added that relations between the two countries have become complicated due to "North Korean arms exports" and the situation in Ukraine.

Earlier, South Korean Defense Minister Shin Won-Sik said that the country would continue providing assistance to Ukraine at the request of the United States. This was how he answered a question about the supply of South Korean weapons and ammunition.