The foreign ministers of South Korea, the United States and Japan held a video consultation on Friday ahead of the trilateral summit to be held at Camp David, U.S., on Aug. 18 local time.
Foreign Minister Park Jin-chol, U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken, and Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa exchanged views on major issues, including the trilateral summit, via video conference, according to the Foreign Ministry.
They recognized that the trilateral summit to be held at Camp David will be an important milestone in trilateral cooperation and decided to continue to work closely together to make the meeting a success.
They also reaffirmed close trilateral coordination on the North Korean issue and decided to strengthen security cooperation to counter North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats and provocations.
They also discussed major developments in the region and beyond, including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
During the meeting, Secretary Blinken expressed his condolences to President Yun on the passing of his father. U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Philip Goldberg also offered his condolences on his X (formerly Twitter) account.
Minister Park conveyed her deepest condolences to Secretary Blinken and the people of Maui, Hawaii, for the recent devastating fires on the island of Maui, 카지노사이트킴 which claimed many lives.