The White House: “South Korean-US leaders reaffirm their commitment to close cooperation on the North Korean threat”

“The two leaders also discuss supply chain cooperation, core technology, and economic security”

US-Japan summit meeting… “Underscoring importance of modernizing US-Japan security alliance”

During a meeting on the 21st (local time) between President Joe Biden and President Yoon Seok-yeol, the White House said they reaffirmed their commitment to close cooperation and strengthen the ROK-US alliance against the threat nuclear North Korea.

“President Biden met with South Korean President Yoon on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York today,” the White House said in a press release.

The White House also said the two leaders also discussed continued cooperation on a wide range of priority issues, including supply chain resilience, key technologies, economic and energy security, global health and climate change.

President Yoon attended the 7th Financial Commitment Meeting of the Global Fund hosted by President Biden on the same day and had a conversation with President Biden for about 48 seconds after taking a picture, and it is also known that they met in reception.

Meanwhile, the White House said President Biden met with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on the same day. “The two leaders discussed the importance of promoting a free and open Indo-Pacific, and particularly emphasized the importance of strengthening and modernizing the security alliance between the United States and Japan,” the White House said. President Biden also thanked Prime Minister Kishida for pledging Japan to contribute $1.08 billion to the Global Fund’s seventh fiscal pledge, the White House reported.

A view of the White House in Washington, the capital of the United States. Washington/Reporter Kim Yu-jin

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