Discussion on denuclearization of the Korean peninsula or three foreign ministers' meeting on August 21, 11:52

Foreign Minister Kono, who is visiting China, is attending a foreign ministers meeting in Japan, China and Korea.
It seems that the meeting is discussing responses to North Korea that repeatedly fires short-range ballistic missiles.

Foreign Minister Kono, who is visiting China, will attend a Foreign Ministers' meeting in the suburbs of Beijing from around 10:30 am Japan time, with Foreign Minister Wang Yi of China and Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-hwa of Korea. I'm here.

The Foreign Ministers' meeting of the three countries is the first in three years since 2016, the last time it was held in Tokyo.

At the beginning, Kono stated that Japan-China-Korea cooperation would contribute to the prosperity and peace of the region and the world. The relationship of trust between the two countries is the cooperation of the three countries. "It is an important foundation for this, but we may face difficulties, but we should not stop the cooperation of the three countries:

The meeting is still ongoing, and Kono and others will work closely with the three countries to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, as North Korea has repeatedly launched short-range ballistic missiles. It seems that you have confirmed.

In addition, it seems that we are discussing cooperation for the summit of the three countries that are coordinating in the direction of holding this year, and cooperation in the economic field.

After the meeting, Minister Kono and others will announce the content.

On the other hand, Minister Kono will have a separate meeting with Korean Foreign Minister Kang, whose relationship will deteriorate in the afternoon.

At the meeting, Minister Kono would like to renew the Japanese side's position on the issue of “recruitment” during the Pacific War, and promptly respond to it. .