The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:

On February 29, Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun spoke by phone with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha.  The two discussed the COVID-19 outbreak and the two countries’ response.  Deputy Secretary Biegun and Foreign Minister Kang reaffirmed the importance of our alliance and commitment to regional and global security.


U.S. Department of State

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