(Photo Gallery) Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Speaks at World Ocean Forum in Busan

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Speaks at World Ocean Forum in Busan

On October 17, at the 12th Annual World Ocean Forum in Busan, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) of State for Japan and Korea Marc Knapper spoke to an audience of over 300 researchers, tech innovators, and maritime industry leaders about the United States’ commitment to a Free and Open Indo-Pacific region and emphasized U.S.’s willingness to work with all nations in the region.  ADAS Knapper also participated in a panel discussion together with official counterparts from China, Japan, and Russia and a Korean expert on North Korean maritime law.