Office of the Spokesperson
November 21, 2019
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang today. Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Kang pledged to maintain close coordination and reaffirmed the importance of the ROK-Japan relationship.
Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Kang praised the enduring strength of the U.S.-ROK Alliance and both sides reiterated their commitment to cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, as outlined in the Joint U.S.-ROK Factsheet released on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit November 2.