US President Joe Biden held a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on November 13. During the meeting, Biden and Kishida condemned North Korea’s “provocative acts” and the continued development of “unlawful weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programs.”
“The two leaders condemned these provocative acts and as well as the DPRK’s continued development of its unlawful weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programs,” according to the White House’s readout of Biden’s meeting with Kishida. The two leaders met on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Cambodia. During the meeting, Biden reaffirmed the US “ironclad” commitment to the defence of Japan after North Korea’s ballistic missile tests. According to the White House’s readout of the meeting, the two leaders reaffirmed their resolve to maintain peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.
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