Washington dc [US], May 21 (ANI / Sputnik): U.S. President Joe Biden and South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in will meet in person on Friday to discuss a variety of issues, including the denuclearization of the peninsula. Korea and relations with China.
This is the second face-to-face meeting Biden will hold since taking office on January 20, after meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suda in April.
“We hope North Korea will be a central topic of discussion, of course, tomorrow,” White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said. Psaki said the two leaders would also discuss China, climate change and economic recovery.
The Biden administration recently completed a review of U.S. policy toward North Korea. A senior administration official said the aim of the new policy is not to shape “a big bargain” or rely on “strategic patience” but on the challenges of achieving progress.
During his five-day visit to the United States, Moon will join the ceremony to award U.S. Colonel Ralph Puckett the Congressional Medal of Honor for acts of bravery amid Chinese attacks during the 70-year-old Korean War. .
In addition, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo will hold a roundtable discussion with South Morea’s Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy Sung Yun-mo, as well as US and South Korean business leaders who they arrived in Washington with substantial investments in technology, such as semiconductors and 5G Networks. (ANI / Sputnik)