Secretary Blinken’s Call with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Cho – United States Department of State

The following information is from spokesman Matthew Miller:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Choe Tae-yul. The Secretary of State condemned growing military cooperation between the DPRK and Russia, including arms transfers that violate multiple UN Security Council resolutions, and reaffirmed the vital importance of the strong US-ROK alliance in promoting peace, security, and prosperity around the world. Secretary of State Blinken thanked Foreign Minister Choe for the ROK’s continued support to Ukraine. Secretary of State Blinken and Choe also agreed to continue working together to address the complex and emerging security challenges posed by the DPRK, as well as to support peace and stability in the South China Sea.