May 24, 2024

Statement from Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the Upcoming Trilateral Leaders Summit of the United States, Japan, and the Republic of Korea

Statement from Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the Upcoming Trilateral Leaders Summit of the United States, Japan, and the Republic of Korea

President Joe Biden will host Prime Minister Kishida Fumio of Japan and President Yoon Suk Yeol of the Republic of Korea for a trilateral leaders summit at Camp David on August 18, 2023.  At the summit, the leaders will celebrate a new chapter in their trilateral relationship as they reaffirm their strong bonds of friendship and the ironclad alliances between the United States and Japan, and the United States and the Republic of Korea.  The three leaders will discuss expanding trilateral cooperation across the Indo-Pacific and beyond – including to address the continued threat posed by the DPRK and to strengthen ties with ASEAN and the Pacific Islands.  The summit will advance a shared trilateral vision for addressing global and regional security challenges, promoting a rules-based international order, and bolstering economic prosperity.

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Official news published at https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2023/07/28/statement-from-press-secretary-karine-jean-pierre-on-the-upcoming-trilateral-leaders-summit-of-the-united-states-japan-and-the-republic-of-korea/