U.S. Special Representative’s Meetings with ROK Special Representative and Japanese Director General

Readout of Special Representative Biegun’s Meetings with ROK Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Ambassador Lee Do-hoon and Japanese Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Shigeki Takizaki

Media Note
Office of The Spokesperson
October 8, 2019

Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun met with his Republic of Korea and Japanese counterparts, ROK Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Ambassador Lee Do-hoon and Japanese Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Shigeki Takizaki, October 8, in Washington, for U.S.-ROK and U.S.-Japan bilateral meetings, as well as a trilateral U.S.-ROK-Japan meeting. During these meetings, Special Representative Biegun, Special Representative Lee, and Director General Takizaki reaffirmed the importance of continued close U.S.-ROK, U.S.-Japan, and trilateral coordination on North Korea to achieve complete denuclearization and bring lasting peace to the Korean Peninsula.