Leaders of the United States, Japan and South Korea wrapped their Friday summit at the U.S. presidential retreat, Camp David, cementing a newly established trilateral partnership with a pledge for a unified trilateral response during a regional crisis, focusing on threats from China and North Korea.
President Yoon Seok-yeol said in his opening remarks at the press conference held after the Korea-US-Japan summit held at Camp David on the 18th (local time), “The three leaders confirmed the will and possibility of trilateral cooperation for a new era.”
“Camp David will be remembered as a historic place where the three countries of Korea, the U.S., and Japan declared that they would promote a norm-based international order based on common values of freedom, human rights, and the rule of law, and play a central role for security and prosperity in the region.” he emphasized.
“In the process of promoting the Humanitarian Strategy, the three countries of Korea, the U.S., and Japan oppose changes to the status quo by unilateral forces, and agree to further strengthen cooperation to protect the international order based on norms such as respect for sovereignty, territorial integrity, and peaceful resolution of disputes,” the president said. did,” he said.
“As part of these efforts, the three countries of Korea, the U.S. and Japan have agreed to support ASEAN and other countries in strengthening their maritime security capabilities,” he said. said.
The three leaders also discussed ways to cooperate on the stability of the global supply chain and energy security for common prosperity and future growth of the three countries.
“First of all, we will expand our strategic partnership in the field of economic security, which is directly related to the national economy of Korea, the U.S. and Japan,” said the President. We decided to build the system together,” he said.
“We will secure future growth engines by expanding cooperation in the high-tech sector,” he said. he emphasized.
Regarding the joint R&D and expansion of personnel exchanges between national research institutes that the United States and South Korea have decided to promote, he emphasized that “it will be a cornerstone for the three countries to lead science and technology innovation.”
In addition, he said, “For the common prosperity of the Asia-Pacific region, we will seek and implement effective support measures that meet the needs of ASEAN and other countries.”
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