Travel of Special Representative for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Sung Kim to Tokyo

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Special Representative for the DPRK Ambassador Sung Kim will travel to Tokyo, Japan from September 13–15, 2021. Special Representative Kim will join a trilateral meeting with Japanese Director-General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Funakoshi Takehiro and Republic of Korea (ROK) Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Noh Kyu-duk. Special Representative Kim will also meet with other senior Japanese officials to discuss cooperation on a broad range of issues, including the U.S. commitment to the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the immediate resolution of the abductions issue.

Special Representative Kim’s travel to Tokyo for trilateral and bilateral meetings underscores ongoing U.S. coordination with and commitment to our allies on DPRK issues.