Today, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan, and Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara are holding a Trilateral Ministerial in Washington, D.C. They are discussing the recent developments on the Korean Peninsula and their impact on regional security, as well as other regional and global issues. This meeting demonstrates the extraordinarily close coordination between the United States, the Republic of Korea, and Japan and our commitment to security on the Korean Peninsula and stability in the region.
Secretary Clinton said, "This meeting takes place at a time of grave concern in Northeast Asia amid the provocative attacks from North Korea. We are committed to our partners and we are committed to the preservation of peace and stability in Northeast Asia and on the Korean Peninsula."
You can read the Secretary's remarks with Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara and South Korean Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan here.