US President Joe Biden is set to meet his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in on May 21, the White House announced in a statement released Thursday night.
Jae-in will be the second foreigner leader to meet Biden at the White House since the US President took the office.
The meeting will include various topics including North Korean rising Nuclear activity, boosting bilateral cooperation, and establishing peace in the Korean Peninsula.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki highlighter in the statement: “President Biden looks forward to working with President Moon to further strengthen our alliance and expand our close cooperation.”
On the other hand, Korean Senior Public Communication Secretary Chung Man-ho said that both leaders will review “measures to enable close cooperation between” them “to facilitate complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the establishment of permanent peace.”
He added that the meeting agenda will include “economy and trade, as well as other global challenges such as climate change and coronavirus.”