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On of 3 August 2011, at the initiative of Embassy of Korea in Romania, was held the first explanatory gathering between Romania- Korea on energy related issues. His Excellency Im Han Taek, Ambassador of Republic of Korea, held a working meeting with Energy Authority President  Mr. Petru Lificiu and Director of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation of Romania, Professor Dr. Anton Caragea. The meeting included a presentation of today energy market trends in Romania and Eastern Europe ,a a brief introduction to the implementation of EU laws regarding energy in Romania and an assessment of the possibility of economic cooperation between the two countries in the field of energy.

Prof.dr. Anton Caragea , Im Han Taek Ambassador  and Dr. Petru Lificiu

Mr. Petru Lificiu explained that Romanian energy market is a perfect place for Korean energy investments from a long line of opportunities offered: the increase potential for energy export from Romania to countries situated in proximity (especially Balkan and Eastern Europe areas), the implementation of European energy corridor towards Caucasus and the status of Romania as a major energy hub in the region. Also a special place for investments is offered in the framework of the process of passing from fossil energy production, towards renewable energy sources of production.

Prof.dr. Anton Caragea presented the broad areas of energy cooperation offered by Romania and emphasized on the concrete opportunities of holding an energy summit between Romania and Korea in the near future.

Ambassador Im Han Taek of  Korea expressed his hart felted appreciation for the kind and complete explanation offered and stated that is clear that in energy field the two countries have a lot to offer to each other and considers that by this meeting and a future energy round table, the basis for a mutual beneficial cooperation where laid down.

This was the first of such meetings on energy field between Romania and Korea and the fruition of this meeting promised to offer a new area of opportunities for bilateral dialogue.

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