China and South Korea will enhance cooperation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, foreign ministers from the two countries agreed during a phone call on Tuesday.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the two countries should maintain essential exchange and movement of people during the pandemic but warned against exporting cases to each other.
South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong expressed willingness to beef up regional cooperation with China against the pandemic.
In the phone call, they also touched on bilateral ties between China and South Korea and called for more cooperation and communication as the two countries prepare for celebrating the 30th anniversary of diplomatic ties.
Chung also extended Lunar New Year greetings to the Chinese people.