The Trilateral Cyber Dialogue
1. The Trilateral Cyber Dialogue among Japan, the People’s Republic of China, and the Republic of Korea was held in Seoul on October 15. Mr. Makita Shimokawa, Ambassador in charge of Cyber Policy, and his Chinese and Korean counterparts, Mr. Wu Haitao, Coordinator for Cyber Affairs and Mr. Choi Sung-Joo, Ambassador for International Security Affairs, attended the meeting as the heads of their respective delegations.
2. At this Dialogue, the three countries discussed the recent environment in the field of cyber affairs as well as the strategies and policies of each country on cyber issues. They also exchanged views on cyber-related efforts such as the United Nations Group of Governmental Experts (UNGGE), CBMs and capacity building including ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF).
3. The three countries also deepened understanding in each other’s policies and correspond to the view that it was important to continue this dialogue through the discussion on future cooperation in the context of the trilateral partnership. Furthermore, they confirmed that the three countries continue to exchange in the area of cyber affairs on the diplomatic channel, in order that they might keep on the dialogue.