Office of the Spokesperson
June 17, 2021
U.S. Special Representative for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Ambassador Sung Kim will travel to Seoul, June 19-23. Special Representative Kim will join a trilateral meeting with Republic of Korea (ROK) Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Noh Kyu-duk and Japanese Director-General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Funakoshi Takehiro. Special Representative Kim will also meet with other senior ROK officials and engage members of academia and civil society to discuss the outcomes of the United States’ DPRK policy review. Special Representative Kim will be accompanied by Deputy Special Representative Dr. Jung Pak and a representative of the National Security Council.
Special Representative Kim’s travel to Seoul emphasizes the fundamental importance of U.S.-ROK-Japan trilateral cooperation in working toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, protecting our shared security and prosperity, upholding common values, and bolstering the rules-based order.