South Korea–United Kingdom relations

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British – South Korean relations
Map indicating locations of United Kingdom and South Korea

United Kingdom

South Korea
Korean President Park Geun-hye and British Prime Minister David Cameron on November 6, 2013, in London.

The relationship between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Korea spans from the 18th century to the present day. The United Kingdom occupied Port Hamilton in 1885. The United Kingdom fought alongside South Korea & other allied nations during the Korean War.

There is a British embassy in Seoul and a South Korean embassy in London.

The UK & South Korea cooperate in world events with other nations such as the United States. They have recent military relations and the UK supports South Korea's view over the current North Korea - South Korea dispute.

South Koreans have the most favorable view of the United Kingdom in the world.

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