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Deputy Secretary Biegun’s Meetings with Choi and Lee
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Deputy Secretary Biegun’s Meetings with Choi and Lee

Deputy Secretary Biegun’s Meetings with Republic of Korea First Vice Foreign Minister Choi and Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Lee The following is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown: (STL.News) Deputy Secretary of State and Special Representative for North Korea Stephen E. Biegun met today in Seoul with Republic of Korea (ROK) First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun and Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Lee Do-hoon. The Deputy Secretary reaffirmed our commitment to the U.S.-ROK Alliance and expressed appreciation for the ROK’s continued coordination on the COVID-19 response. Deputy Secretary Biegun also reaffirmed U.S. support for inter-Korean cooperation, and continued U.S. readiness to ...
US Department of State: The Summit on Women’s Leadership in STEM
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US Department of State: The Summit on Women’s Leadership in STEM

Joint Statement: The Summit on Women’s Leadership in STEM The following is the text of a joint statement from Japan, the Republic of Korea, and the United States WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: Special Assistant to the Foreign Minister of Japan and Ambassador in Charge of Women’s Issues Atsuko Nishimura, the Republic of Korea’s Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs Lee Seong-ho, and U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Kelley Currie led the second Japan-Republic of Korea-United States Women’s Empowerment Trilateral Conference on October 19 – 23, 2020, from Tokyo, Seoul, and Washington, D.C. This year’s Summit focused on Women’s Leadership in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), bringing together more than 4...
USA & Korea Advance Economic Cooperation at Economic Dialogue
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USA & Korea Advance Economic Cooperation at Economic Dialogue

The United States and the Republic of Korea Advance Economic Cooperation at the 5th Senior Economic Dialogue Washingtion, DC (STL.News) The US Department Of State released the following statement: “The Republic of Korea is a global economic powerhouse, which shares our same values and democratic principles.  The U.S.-ROK economic partnership, which includes safeguarding a clean 5G infrastructure from untrusted, high-risk vendors, will serve as a linchpin for securing a peaceful and prosperous economic future for our two countries and the world.” —Under Secretary Keith Krach, October 13, 2020 “We recognize the importance of continuing to bolster our economic partnership amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and global economic uncertainties.  Building on our close cooperation in the fight against ...
US Department of State: Biegun’s Meeting with Republic of Korea First Vice Foreign Minister Choi
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US Department of State: Biegun’s Meeting with Republic of Korea First Vice Foreign Minister Choi

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun met yesterday with Republic of Korea First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jung-kun in Washington, D.C. Deputy Secretary Biegun congratulated First Vice Foreign Minister Choi on his recent appointment and pledged to continue close cooperation with the Republic of Korea on a broad range of shared interests, including coordination on COVID-19 response and recovery, peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, a free and open Indo-Pacific, and cooperation with Japan to promote regional security.  The Deputy Secretary and Vice Minister discussed the Special Measures Agreement, reaffirmed the enduring strength of the U.S.–ROK alliance, and discussed ways to enhance the All...
US Department of State: On the Death of General Paik Sun-yup
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US Department of State: On the Death of General Paik Sun-yup

Washington, DC (STL.News) Press Statement By Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson: The United States extends its sincerest condolences to the people of the Republic of Korea on the death of General Paik Sun-yup.  As Korea’s first four-star general, his service to his country in the Korean War was emblematic of the fight for the values of freedom and democracy, values that both the United States and the Republic of Korea continue to uphold today.  In his work as a diplomat and a statesman, General Paik served his country with great distinction and helped to forge the U.S.-ROK Alliance.  In the spirit of our shared sacrifice, we offer our deepest sympathies and gratitude for his service. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE
Stephen E. Biegun Travel to the Republic of Korea and Japan
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Stephen E. Biegun Travel to the Republic of Korea and Japan

Deputy Secretary of State and Special Representative for North Korea Biegun Travel to the Republic of Korea and Japan Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: Deputy Secretary of State and Special Representative for North Korea Stephen E. Biegun will travel to Seoul and Tokyo July 7-10, to meet with officials in the Republic of Korea and Japan to continue close allied cooperation on a range of bilateral and global issues and further strengthen coordination on the final, fully verified denuclearization of the DPRK. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE
Pompeo On The 70th Anniversary of the Korean War
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Pompeo On The 70th Anniversary of the Korean War

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Secretary Of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: June 25th marks the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War.  The United States will never forget those from the United States, the Republic of Korea (ROK), and other countries under the United Nations Command who laid down their lives in the name of our shared values of freedom and democracy.  The U.S. commitment to the defense of the ROK remains ironclad.  The alliance continues to work toward our shared goals of securing peace, stability, and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula and the Indo-Pacific.  We have formed a robust economic relationship and collaborated in the areas of science and health, most recently in our cooperation in responding to and recovering from the C...