The announcement was made in the course of a working meeting between Lee Sok Pae and Vladivostok's city administration led by deputy head Aleksandr Yurov, after which a Vladivostok government representative told RIA Novosti:
"As was announced during the course of the meeting, in mid-June this year a delegation of 250 South Korean representatives of government and business circles of the Korean Republic will travel from the capital of Primorsky Krai along the Trans-Siberian Railway to Moscow," as part of the Eurasian Express project.
According to the spokesperson, the project's organization is being carried out by the Trade Department of the General Consulate of the Republic of Korea, while the Russian Foreign Ministry is also involved in the scheme.
"During the course of the meeting, participants discussed the organizational details of the upcoming visit to Vladivostok by the South Korean delegation," said the representative, who added that "in order to increase the effectiveness of the project, other large joint events will also be taking place in Vladivostok."
According to the release, at Monday's meeting plans were also discussed for further cooperation between the two countries in various forms, including the possible naming of sister cities to promote cultural and commercial ties.