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Translated by: MOS English Team – Johnlee
According to a report from the South Korean Presidential Office on May 15th, South Korean President Yoon Seok-wyeh will likely focus on discussing three issues including the response to North Korea’s provocation, economic security and international concerns at the first summit with U.S. President Joe Biden on May 21st.
It is expected that both sides will discuss the South Korea and the United States’ response strategies and situation management with regards to North Korea’s provocation and in the field of economic security, the two sides will coordinate cooperation between the two countries on matters such as strengthening the supply chain. On issues of international concern, South Korea’s contribution measures will be discussed.
The information source reiterated that the most important thing is for the two presidents to establish a relationship of trust as soon as possible to lay the foundation for the restoration of the ROK-U.S. alliance. The Office of the President went on to explain that President Yoon Seok-wyeon intends to raise the ROK-U.S. alliance to the highest level in history, with the aim of both sides sharing the vision of strengthening the comprehensive strategic alliance and rebuilding the joint defense system.
In addition, the issue of vaccines and drug assistance to North Korea, where the CCP virus infection is spreading, may also be included on the agenda. Both the summit and the press conference will be held at the Presidential Office Building in Yongsan, Seoul.
President Biden will arrive in South Korea on May 20th, and attend the ROK-U.S. summit on May 21st, then visit Japan starting May 22nd, and attend the Japan-U.S. summit, and the G4 summit supported by the QUAD framework formed by Japan, U.S, Australia and India for containing Communist China.
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