“Strengthening cooperation in resolving global issues such as supply chains”


South Korea and the United States agreed to continue to strengthen cooperation to resolve global issues such as the supply chain in consultations with the Assistant Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.

An official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs met with reporters and said, “Since the summit in May, the cooperation horizon of the ROK-U.S. alliance has been expanding at the global level (both sides) evaluated it.”

Daniel Crettenbrink, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs, visited Korea for the first time since taking office on the 10th and 12th after taking office.

The two exchanged views on the ROK-U.S. alliance relationship, issues on the Korean Peninsula, and regional and global issues, and reaffirmed that “a strong ROK-U.S. alliance is a key pillar of peace, stability, and prosperity in Northeast Asia and the Indo-Pacific region and in the world,” an official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. said.

The U.S. Embassy in Seoul posted a picture of the US-ROK assistant secretary meeting on its official Twitter account, explaining that “the two countries discussed how the alliance can continue to promote norms-based international order in the Indo-Pacific and beyond.”

The US frequently uses the term ‘norms-based international order’ when stressing the need to contain China with its allies and allies.

In addition, the two people shared the importance of stable management of the situation on the Korean Peninsula and discussed various ways to resume dialogue with North Korea as soon as possible, an official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

In the afternoon, Assistant Secretary Crettenbrink visited First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-gun and met with Foreign Ministry Economic and Diplomacy Coordinator Lee Seong-ho.

He also met with Democratic Party presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung at the Democratic Party in Yeouido, Seoul, and said, “The United States will continue to support Korea’s move toward a global partner as an ally and very close partner of Korea.”

(Photo = Yonhap News)


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