Seoul, Washington to expand bilateral economic ties regionally: Foreign Ministry
Updated: 2019-11-06 15:20:34 KST
Officials from South Korea and the U.S. have signed a joint statement on how they can work together to strengthen ties with South East Asian countries.
Seoul's Second Vice Foreign Minister Lee Tae-ho met with Keith Krach, an undersecretary on economic affairs from the U.S. State Department in Seoul this morning.
They discussed ways to bolster economic ties with countries in South Asia and the Indo-Pacific Region, in line with South Korea's New Southern Policy and the Indo-Pacific Strategy of the U.S.
In a joint statement, the two countries laid out a set of detailed plans to achieve that goal, including joint efforts in development, infrastructure, energy, and digital connectivity.