Following an important meeting he held with White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Thursday, South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin, who is visiting the United States, said, a consensus has been reached on ‘denuclearization.
“We agreed to lead China’s constructive role in advancing denuclearization,” the ‘News rebeat’ quoted him as saying.
Media reports suggested that Minister Park had a meeting with Sullivan on Thursday and agreed that “progress on denuclearization is a common interest of South Korea, the United States, and China.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also endorsed the reports.
Analysts and experts on US-China affairs said US Secretary of State Tony Blincoln’s visit to China on the 5th is an opportunity for the two countries to bridge the gap and China will take a joint response to pressure North Korea to refrain from provocations and return to dialogue. On the 3rd ( Today), Minister Yoon will hold a meeting with Minister Blincoln and the foreign ministers of Korea and the United States.
Both South Korea and the US look forward to China’s role in blocking North Korea’s bid to go nuclear.
“We have decided to speedup our efforts to block North Korea’s cyber activities and other funds while sternly responding to North Korea’s provocations while encouraging the international community to implement UN Security Council resolutions,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea said in a statement soon after the meeting gt end.
“We agreed that we should strengthen efforts to properly inform the international community of North Korea’s human rights violations,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea quoted the foreign minister as saying.
South Korean officials told The Islamabad Telegraph that at the meeting that day, President Yoon Seok-yeol’s visit to the United States, known as April, was also discussed.
Aide Sullivan told reporters the US sees South Korea as a great partner in the region and looking forward to the important visit of Yoon Seok-yeol.
“We are looking forward to his visit. We will do our best at the alliance level so that President Yoon’s visit to the United States can serve as an opportunity to present a blueprint for the future of the alliance,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
Earlier, Minister Park visited the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and announced that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and NASA had agreed to establish a strategic partnership. Ahead of President Yoon’s visit to the United States, it has begun to strengthen cooperation with NASA for a space roadmap such as Korea’s lunar exploration.
Minister Park met with NASA Administrator Bill Nelson on the same day and said, “We hope that the ROK-US alliance, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, will expand into a future-oriented science and technology alliance, and we hope that space cooperation will become a meaningful cornerstone.” asked to give Commissioner Nelson asked Korea to actively participate in the Artemis program, saying, “I want to contribute to strengthening Korea-US space cooperation by visiting Korea at an appropriate time.”
According to News rebeat, the United States, which has competed with China for lunar exploration, has recently signed a series of agreements to strengthen space cooperation with major allies such as Japan, India, and the Philippines. As a result, there is a prospect that an agreement to strengthen space cooperation between Korea and the United States will be reached with President Yoon’s visit to the United States as an opportunity. At the Korea-US summit in May of last year, President Yoon and US President Joe Biden agreed to strengthen cooperation in the space industry, such as joint research on space exploration.