WASHINGTON, June 29 (KUNA) -- US President Joe Biden met Wednesday with South Koreaآ’s President Yoon Suk Yeol and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on the sidelines of the NATO Summit in Madrid, Spain, during which Biden underscored the USآ’ " unshakable commitment to the defense" of both countries.
In a statement, the White House said that " this was a historic trilateral meeting in which the three Leaders discussed enhancing trilateral cooperation throughout the Indo-Pacific, particularly in regard to addressing the evolving threat posed by the Democratic People's Republic of Koreaآ’s unlawful weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programs.
The statement added that they also followed up on their detailed and productive conversations in Seoul and Tokyo last month.(end) si.nhq