US President Joe Biden (left) and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo on Monday. Photo: Anadolu Agency/Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden (left) and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo on Monday. Photo: Anadolu Agency/Bloomberg
Diplomacy

US official sees ‘trilateral’ relationship with Japan and South Korea growing stronger

  • A more secure bond among Washington, Tokyo and Seoul ‘is critical for our shared security and common interests’, Mark Lambert of the State Department says
  • Remarks, which come after US President Joe Biden returns from a trip to both nations, reflect White House drive to fortify US alliances throughout the Asia-Pacific

US President Joe Biden (left) and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo on Monday. Photo: Anadolu Agency/Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden (left) and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo on Monday. Photo: Anadolu Agency/Bloomberg
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