South Korean Leader Departs to Visit the United States

South Korean President Yoon Sok-yol left for Washington on Monday for a six-day visit.

Yonhap said the visit is aimed at strengthening the allies’ response to North Korea’s nuclear threats and other challenges to mark the 70th anniversary of the alliance between them.

The agency pointed out that President Yong’s visit to the United States carries the concept of a “coalition to work for the future,” noting that it was staged at a time when the two allies’ concerns about “the development of North Korea’s nuclear and missile capabilities and Seoul’s doubts about in the credibility of Washington’s commitment to “extended deterrence in the event of exposure to any dangers from the northern neighbor.”

The agency added that a joint statement will be released containing the most important points to be discussed between South Korean President Yoon Seok-yeol and his US counterpart Joe Biden on Wednesday about stepping up containment measures or the United States’ commitment to fully mobilize its forces. military potential, including nuclear, for defense. About South Korea, on Wednesday.

In this regard, Deputy National Security Adviser Kim Tae-ho said earlier that the two presidents will discuss different views on the future of the alliance between the two countries, looking forward to expanding the content and scope of the trust-based strategic alliance. and the friendship the leaders have built so far.

Yoon will attend a ceremony in Washington next Tuesday at which US high-tech companies will announce plans to invest in South Korea, a business roundtable with about 30 executives from major companies from both countries, and other programs.

Source: Yonhap

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