President Yoon Seok-yeol arrived in Hiroshima, Japan, where the G7 summit will be held on the 19th . From the first day, President Yoon held talks with the leaders of Australia and Vietnam and decided to strengthen cooperation in key minerals, defense, science and technology, and businesses. He was the first president in history to apologize to a compatriot who was a victim of the atomic bombing.
President Yoon and his wife Kim Gun-hee entered the country via Hiroshima Airport on Air Force Flight 1 (Presidential Plane) this afternoon, and entered the schedule for 3 days and 2 nights. On the Japanese side, Foreign Minister Kenji Yamada and others were received, and on the Korean side, Ambassador to Japan Yoon Deok-min and others were received.
President Yoon immediately held summit talks with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanage and Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Trinh at a hotel in the city.
At the summit meeting of Prime Minister Albanage, President Yoon agreed that the two countries, which have complementary economic structures, should maintain stable trade in key minerals essential for the development of high-tech industries in the future, said Presidential Office Spokesperson Lee Do-woon in a written briefing. revealed through Security cooperation has also been strengthened. The two leaders agreed that Korea and Australia, which represent countries with similar positions in the region, should further strengthen strategic communication. In particular, Prime Minister Albanage said, “I hope that with the Australian Defense Minister’s visit to Korea next week, plans to expand bilateral cooperation in the defense industry will be concreted. I hope to increase the number of military drills in the region in which both countries participate together in the future.”
President Yoon also held a summit meeting with Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Trinh. President Yoon emphasized, “The 8,000 Korean companies that have entered Vietnam are important assets that support the close economic cooperation between the two countries.” At the same time, he expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Ching for directly solving the difficulties of Korean companies entering Vietnam by holding a ‘dialogue between the Prime Minister and Korean companies’ last year as well as the year before last. President Yoon requested, “(Prime Minister) be more interested in and support our business activities.” “I hope that Korea’s ODA and development support projects will expand,
covering finance, technology, human resources development, and institutional improvement,” said Prime Minister Ching . I look forward to exchanges and cooperation in the digital and science and technology fields.”
President Yoon Seok-yeol and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanage, who visited Japan to attend the G7 summit, shake hands at the Korea-Australia summit held at a hotel in Hiroshima on the 19th . yunhap news
President Yoon went on to meet the compatriots who suffered from the atomic bombing and said, “I really deeply apologize for not being able to be with my country at the scene of sorrow and suffering.” President Yoon said, “When our compatriots were bombarded with atomic bombs, we were in a colonial state, and although we became liberated and independent, the country was powerless and was invaded by communists, and it was really difficult. As a result메이저사이트, our compatriots are suffering and suffering in a foreign country, but the government and state of the Republic of Korea were not by your side. Once again, I would like to express my deepest condolences to you.” In particular, he added, “I hope you come to my home country after a long time and see how much my home country has changed and developed in the near future.”
President Yoon Seok- yeol and Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Trinh hold a Korea-Vietnam summit at a hotel in Hiroshima, Japan, on the 19th. yunhap news
On the 20th, in addition to the schedule for the G7 summit, President Yoon will hold summit talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Mori, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on the 21st.