Yoon says S. Korea open to extended deterrence talks with US, Japan

  • South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol expressed openness to trilateral consultations with the United States and Japan on extended deterrence. This statement was made ahead of a trilateral summit involving Yoon, U.S. President Joe Biden, and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at Camp David. Extended deterrence pertains to the U.S.’s commitment to safeguarding allies through its full military capabilities, including nuclear weapons.
  • Yoon anticipates that the upcoming summit will lead to agreements to enhance their response capabilities to North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats, encompassing defense exercises and real-time sharing of missile warning data. Furthermore, Yoon emphasized the international community’s unwavering stance against North Korea’s nuclear power status and highlighted plans for strengthened economic cooperation and technology advancements among the three nations.

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