Biden plans close military cooperation with Japan and South Korea
08/18/2023 10:24 p.m
The United States wants to cooperate even more closely with Japan and South Korea in the defense sector. US President Biden announced this after a summit meeting. A number of joint military exercises are also planned.
The US wants to strengthen its military cooperation with South Korea and Japan. “This also includes annual military exercises in several areas,” announced US President Joe Biden after a summit with Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol at Camp David.
Cooperation in the defense sector should be brought to an “unprecedented level”. With a view to North Korea, one also wants to expand cooperation in the field of ballistic missile defense, said Biden. Unilateral attempts to change the status quo in the East and South China Seas continued, Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida warned at a joint press conference.
North Korea’s nuclear threats are also getting stronger. South Korea’s President said, “From this moment on, Camp David will be remembered as a historical site.” South Korea, the USA and Japan made it clear at the US President’s country residence that they wanted to play a key role in improving security and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific.