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Statement from U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg on Republic of Korea-Japan Announcements
March 6, 2023

Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg welcomes today’s historic breakthrough in relations between the Republic of Korea and Japan. The announcement to deal with a painful period in history advances trust and reconciliation between the two nations and reflects the tremendous dedication and commitment of President Yoon to working with Prime Minister Kishida to redefine the future of the ROK-Japan bilateral relationship. We look forward to partnering even more closely with our steadfast allies to guarantee the security of the Korean and Japanese people, while working together to promote peace and shared values across the region and around the world.