Joe Biden will receive on August 18 the Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, and the President of South Korea, Yoon Suk Yeolat Camp David, rest residence of the US president and located on the outskirts of Washington DC.
As reported by the White House, the leaders will hold a trilateral meeting with which they seek to “reaffirm their strong ties of friendship and iron alliances”, as well as address the expansion of cooperation in the Indo-Pacific with an eye on the threat representing North Korea.
The summit will promote a shared trilateral vision to address global and regional security challenges, promote a rules-based international order, and strengthen economic prosperity,” the White House concluded in a brief statement confirming previous information from South Korea. about this meeting.
Kishida and Yoon’s visit to the United States has been confirmed at a time when North Korea appears to have intensified launches of ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, especially after joint US-Japanese-South Korean maritime training. South.
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Precisely this week, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War, the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, has presided over, together with the Russian Defense Minister, Sergei Shoigu, a military parade in which he has shown the war capacity, including nuclear, of the Asian nation.