Countries & Regions
Japan-U.S.-ROK Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
January 14, 2020
On January 14, commencing at 11:02 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time) for approximately 50 minutes, Mr. MOTEGI Toshimitsu, Minister for Foreign Affairs, who was visiting the United States, held a Japan-U.S.-Republic of Korea (ROK) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting with the Honorable Mike POMPEO, Secretary of State of the United States, and H.E. Dr. KANG Kyung-wha, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the ROK. The overview of the meeting is as follows.
- The three ministers exchanged views on the situation regarding North Korea, including recent developments. Furthermore, the three ministers confirmed that Japan, the United States and the ROK will continue to coordinate closely towards the complete denuclearization of North Korea. In addition, Minister Motegi once again called for continued support and cooperation from the U.S. and the ROK towards the early resolution of the abductions issue.
- The three ministers also exchanged views on the situation in the Middle East and other issues.