Deputy Secretary Wendy R. Sherman will meet with Japanese Vice Minister Mori Takeo and Republic of Korea (ROK) First Vice Minister Cho Hyundong on February 13 in Washington, D.C. The Deputy Secretary and Vice Ministers will discuss plans to enhance trilateral security cooperation in the region and the world. They will also discuss collaboration on support to Ukraine and other pressing global challenges, as well as concrete ways to expand the trilateral partnership to deliver on the shared vision of a free, open, and prosperous Indo-Pacific. There will be a press availability immediately following the trilateral meeting.
Deputy Secretary Sherman will also meet separately with ROK First Vice Minister Cho and Japanese Vice Minister Mori. These are the latest in a series of trilateral meetings between our three nations, ensuring close coordination on a range of issues affecting the region.