SEOUL—President Biden will meet up with with South Korean President Moon Jae-in late upcoming thirty day period in Washington, a spokesman for Seoul’s presidential office environment explained, in what will be their to start with encounter-to-encounter meeting given that the inauguration.
North Korea is likely to be substantial on the agenda, a Seoul formal explained, whilst other subject areas could involve local climate improve, cooperation on Covid-19 vaccines and teaming up to boost the supply of semiconductors amid a world scarcity.
“We hope that the coming summit will support strengthen the ironclad alliance concerning the U.S. and South Korea, and advance the intention of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula and generating permanent peace,” Mr. Moon’s spokesman explained.
The day wasn’t introduced for the meeting, which will acquire put as the Biden administration pushes to shore up alliances in Asia to counter a extra assertive China and a nuclear North Korea.
Mr. Biden will be meeting Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday, in his to start with in-person meeting with a world leader given that getting into office environment.