Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun met with his Republic of Korea and Japanese counterparts, ROK Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Ambassador Lee Do-hoon and Japanese Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Shigeki Takizaki, October 8, in Washington, for U.S.-ROK and U.S.-Japan bilateral meetings, as well as a trilateral U.S.-ROK-Japan meeting. During these meetings, Special Representative Biegun, Special Representative Lee, and Director General Takizaki reaffirmed the importance of continued close U.S.-ROK, U.S.-Japan, and trilateral coordination on North Korea to achieve complete denuclearization and bring lasting peace to the Korean Peninsula.

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