US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun speaks during a joint press conference with Lithuanian Foreign Minister (unseen) after a meeting in Vilnius on Aug 24, 2020. (PHOTO / AFP)
SEOUL - US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun will visit South Korea this week for talks about Seoul-Washington relations and the Korean Peninsula issues, Seoul's foreign ministry said Monday.
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha will host a banquet for Biegun and the US delegation on Friday
Biegun will tour South Korea from Tuesday to Friday at the invitation of Choi Jong-kun, South Korea's first vice foreign minister.
Biegun and Choi will have a dialogue on Wednesday to discuss the issues of mutual concerns, including South Korea-US relations, as well as regional and global issues.
It will be followed by talks between Biegun and Lee Do-hoon, South Korea's special representative for the Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs, who will discuss ways for substantive progress in the complete denuclearization of and the permanent peace settlement in the peninsula.
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha will host a banquet for Biegun and the US delegation on Friday.
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