October 27, 2021

US deputy secretary to visit Tokyo, Seoul for trilateral talks on North Korea

Wendy Sherman to meet Japanese, South Korean counterparts to discuss regional security, COVID-19 relief

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will visit Japan and South Korea for talks with her counterparts on North Korea and pandemic relief, among other issues, the U.S. State Department said Thursday.

Sherman, South Korea’s First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun and Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Mori Takeo will discuss “regional security issues such as the DPRK, as well as climate change and global health,” the State Department said in a press release.