The leaders of South Korea and Japan will hold a meeting with Biden next week

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At the meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Tokyo aspires to strengthen cooperation between the countries involved when dealing with global problems, such as the Russian invasion of Ukraine or the frequent North Korean missile launches

The leaders of South Korea and Japan will hold a meeting with Biden next week

The leaders of South Korea and Japan confirmed that they will hold a meeting with Biden at the ASEAN and G20 summits. (REUTERS)

South Korea and Japan confirmed this Thursday that a trilateral meeting is planned between the leaders of both countries, Yoon Suk-yeol and Fumio Kishida, and the US president, Joe Biden< /b>, at the summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the G20 next week.

“A South Korea-United States-Japan summit has been organized and several other bilateral summits have also been scheduled or are in the preparation phase,” the South Korean president told local media.

Yoon thus referred to the appointments planned during his attendance at the ASEAN summits that will take place between the 12th and 13th in Phnom Penh, and in the G20, to be held between the 15th and 16th on the Indonesian island of Bali.

The spokesman for the Japanese executive, Hirokazu Matsuno , also confirmed the holding of the trilateral meeting, although like Yoon, did not specify the place or the specific date on which they will hold the meeting where it is expected that the escalation of tensions in the Korean peninsula, among other topics, will be addressed.

The leaders of South Korea and Japan will hold a meeting with Biden next week

The spokesman for the Japanese executive, Hirokazu Matsuno, also confirmed the holding of the trilateral meeting, although like Yoon, he did not specify the place or the specific date on which they will hold the meeting where the escalation of tensions on the peninsula is expected to be addressed. korean (REUTERS)

Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, will participate both in the ASEAN and G20 summits as well as in the meeting of leaders of the Forum Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, scheduled for the next 18th and 19th in Bangkok.

At the ASEAN meeting, Japan aspires to “strengthen cooperation between the countries involved in the to address global problems, such as the Russian invasion of Ukraine or the frequent launches of North Korean missiles,” said the Japanese spokesman at a press conference.

At the G20 summit, Japan will present its position on “energy issues and food securitythat have been affected by the situation in Ukraine”, while in APEC “they will seek to promote recovery in Asia-Pacific after covid” and “promote fair trade and a free and open Indo-Pacific”, added the Japanese spokesman .

The leaders of South Korea and Japan will hold a meeting with Biden next week

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida , will participate in the ASEAN and G20 summits as well as in the meeting of leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum, scheduled for the next 18 and 19 in Bangkok. (REUTERS)

The Japanese Prime Minister also plans to hold bilateral meetings with the leaders of the United States, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Brunei, according to the spokesman, who did not refer to a possible meeting between Kishida and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Tokyo, According to local media, it has initiated contacts with Beijing to organize a bilateral meeting between the two leaders on the margins of the Bali summit, which, if held, would be the first between leaders of both countries since before the pandemic.

(With information from EFE)

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