03/02/17 – Secretary of Treasury Mnuchin’s Call with ROK Deputy Prime Minister Yoo Il-ho

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Washington, DC
March 2, 2017


Washington – U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin spoke by phone last night with Republic of Korea Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance Yoo Il-ho.

 Secretary Mnuchin underscored that he looked forward to working with Deputy Prime Minister Yoo both bilaterally and multilaterally on a comprehensive set of economic issues that will benefit both the United States and the Republic of Korea as well as the global economy.  He also expressed the importance of continuing a strong partnership with the Republic of Korea on North Korean sanctions and illicit finance issues.