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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Seoul Trade Ties Eyed

MOSCOW -- President Boris Yeltsin ordered top government officials Wednesday to work on expanding trade ties with South Korea, the Kremlin press service said.

Yeltsin also ordered a Russian-South Korean business center to be opened in Moscow to assist small and medium companies in expanding trade between the two countries, the statement said. It was unusual for the president to intervene directly in a trade matter.