South Korea President Departs for UN General Assembly Discussion on response to North Korean situation September 22 15:36
South Korean President Moon Jae-in left for New York in the afternoon of the 22nd to attend the United Nations General Assembly. President Mun will discuss with President Trump in the US about the response to the situation in North Korea, but no meeting with Prime Minister Abe is scheduled.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in left for New York from the airport near Seoul on the afternoon of the 22nd to attend the United Nations General Assembly.
During his stay, President Mun talks with President Trump on the 23rd and discusses future responses as North Korea shows that the US-North Korea denuclearization talks will soon resume.
Also, as the US has expressed concern that South Korea has decided to abolish the military information comprehensive protection agreement with Japan = GSOMIA, it will be noted whether or not opinions will be exchanged over the agreement at the meeting.
President Moon will give a speech at the United Nations General Assembly on the 24th, emphasize the significance of the Korean government's efforts over the situation on the Korean Peninsula, and seek cooperation from the international community. It is said that there is a possibility of announcing a new proposal.
On the other hand, there is no plan to meet with Prime Minister Abe so far, and Japan and Korea are coordinating the first meeting between Foreign Minister Mogi and Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-hwa.