Speaker Chung meets Russian lawmaker over parliamentary cooperation

SEOUL, South Korea's National Assembly Speaker Chung Sye-kyun on Tuesday held talks with a visiting Russian lawmaker to discuss bilateral parliamentary cooperation, his office said.

Chung and Leonid Eduardovich Slutsky, chairman of the Russian State Duma's International Affairs Committee, exchanged views on their legislatures' cooperation and issues related to preparations for this year's annual gathering of parliamentary leaders from Eurasian countries.

Chung's chief of staff Hwang Youl-hean and Russian Ambassador Alexander Timonin also attended the talks.

Source: Yonhap News Agency