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(Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release dated: January 26, 2021


U.S. Department of State Source: Spokesperson Ned Price




U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with ROK Foreign Minister Kang

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Republic of Korea (ROK) Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha. During the call, the Secretary and the Foreign Minister affirmed the enduring strength and importance of the U.S.-ROK Alliance, the linchpin of peace, security, and prosperity for a free and open Indo-Pacific region and across the world. Secretary Blinken highlighted the importance of continued trilateral U.S.-ROK-Japan cooperation, underscored the continued need for the denuclearization of North Korea, and stressed President Biden’s commitment to strengthening U.S. alliances.