Japan-Republic of Korea Relations
Japan-ROK Summit Meeting
On September 10, commencing at 11:58 a.m. local time (3:28 p.m. on September 10, Japan Standard Time) for approximately 20 minutes, Mr. KISHIDA Fumio, Prime Minister of Japan held a Summit Meeting with H.E. Mr. YOON Suk Yeol, President of the Republic of Korea (ROK), during his visit to New Delhi, India. The summary of the meeting is as follows.
- The two leaders touched upon the fact that they have already held six Summit Meetings in the last six months, and welcomed the continued close coordination between Japan and the ROK at the East Asia Summit (EAS) and the G20 Summit, on the back of the Summit in Camp David in the U.S. just last month.
- President Yoon expressed his intention to steadfastly move the Japan-ROK-China trilateral process forward. Prime Minister Kishida expressed his continued support for the efforts of the ROK as the Presidency of the trilateral process.
- The two leaders agreed to continue to work together in fostering even firmer and wider-ranging Japan-ROK cooperation, and reaffirmed that the two countries would carry on communicating frequently with one another at all levels including between the leaders.