New York – Top diplomats from Japan, the United States and South Korea said on Thursday they oppose any attempt to change the status quo of territories by force amid China’s growing assertiveness in the Asia-Pacific region, while demonstrating their determination to react decisively to a nuclear test by North Korea.
The meeting of Secretary of State Yoshimasa Hayashi, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin took place in New York on the sidelines of the annual session of the UN General Assembly. It came out of concern that North Korea could conduct its first nuclear test in years.
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