On 17 February on an official visit to Seoul from Tokyo there has arrived the President of the Palestinian national authority Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), the Palestinian Agency Wafa.
On Thursday, Abbas met with the speaker of the National Assembly (Parliament) Chong Hwa MD, President of the Republic of Korea Park Geun-Hye and Prime Minister Hwang Gaanam.
During the negotiations the sides discussed issues of bilateral cooperation and the situation in the middle East region.
The head of the PNA also visited the Korean national cemetery, where he honored the memory of the public figures and military who died for the independence of South Korea.
This is the second official visit of Abbas in Seoul. The first took place in 2010.
Note that Seoul accept Abbas as the President of the state, although Ramallah has spoken in support of the Communist regime of North Korea.