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Signing of Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Government of the Republic of Korea on the exchange and mutual protection of military classified information

On 27 October 2009 in Seoul within the frames of the state visit of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Mr. Georgi Parvanov to the Republic of Korea, a ceremony on the signing of Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Government of the Republic of Korea on the exchange and mutual protection of military classified information was held.

The Agreement is a result of direct consultations between Bulgarian and Korean experts that were conducted in November 2008 in Seoul. On Bulgarian side representatives of the State Commission on Information Security and of the State Agency National Security participated in the negotiations.

The Agreement establishes the legal framework of the cooperation between the two states in the field of classified information protection of military aspect and creates conditions between them in different spheres of public life by guaranteeing effective protection of the exchanged classified information.

The Agreement is approved by Decision No.13 dated 2 April 2009 of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria.
For the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria the Agreement was signed by Mrs. Tsveta Markova – Chairperson of the State Commission on Information Security and for the Government of the Republic of Korea- Minister Yu Myun-huan.