Japanese PM, South Korean President hold telephonic conversation with Joe Biden

Seeking a strengthening of their long-held alliances, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, on November 12, held their first telephonic conversation with projected winner of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Joe Biden.

Soon after the talks, Japanese PM, spoke to the reporters at the prime minister’s official residence and said that he and Biden confirmed the importance of bilateral ties, as well as a “free and open Indo-Pacific.”

On the other hand, Moon said that he and Biden reaffirmed their commitment to the alliance of the two countries and a peaceful Korean Peninsula during their first telephone conversation.

Both the top leaders extended their wishes to Biden on micro-blogging site Twitter.

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