14 September 2017

News Story: S. Korea, U.S., Japan in talks to set up trilateral summit: official

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korea, the United States and Japan are in talks about holding a trilateral summit in New York later this month when their leaders gather for the U.N. General Assembly, a presidential official said Wednesday.

Earlier in the day, a Japanese newspaper reported that fine-tuning is under way to set up a meeting among President Moon Jae-in, U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the U.N. session.

Asked to confirm the report, an official at Seoul's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said that the three countries are discussing holding a three-way summit. The official spoke on condition of anonymity and gave no further details.

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