Nuclear Envoys from South Korea, United States and Japan Meet in Indonesia to Discuss North Korea

- 14 December 2022 14:40 WIB
Illustration. A rocket launching into space. (Kurt Cotoaga/Unsplash)
Illustration. A rocket launching into space. (Kurt Cotoaga/Unsplash)

JAKARTADAILY.ID – Three top nuclear envoys from South Korea, the United States, and Japan held a trilateral in-person meeting in Indonesia to discuss North Korea issues.

According to Seoul's foreign ministry, Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Kim Gunn will hold a trilateral meeting with his American and Japanese counterparts on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, in Jakarta, Indonesia.

KBS reported, Kim Gunn will meet his counterpart, Sung Kim from the US, and Takehiro Funakoshi from Japan.

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The South Korean envoy, who held bilateral talks with Sung Kim on Monday, will hold a separate bilateral meeting with Funakoshi on Tuesday after the three-way talks.

The top nuclear envoys held trilateral in-person meetings three times in June, July, and September since the South Korean envoy took office in May. 

In the Tuesday meeting, the three sides plan to share their assessments of the situation on the Korean Peninsula and discuss the denuclearization of North Korea.

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The three negotiators have continued close consultation regarding North Korea's nuclear development amid an unprecedented escalation of the regime’s aggressions.

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Editor: Suksmajati Kumara


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