No Korean diplomat can speak Farsi, Italian

Francis Hult francis.hult at utsa.edu
Fri Oct 8 03:52:16 UTC 2010


JoongAng Daily

 

No Korean diplomat can speak Farsi, Italian

 

Despite the government's efforts to upgrade its diplomatic corps, foreign language skills of Korea's diplomats are steadily declining. And in some Korean missions abroad, such as Tehran and the Vatican, not one envoy can speak the local language.

 

Full story:

http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2926766

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