BUSAN, South Korea — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit South Korea today, arriving late Thursday from China for the three-day trip. South Korea is the last stop of Biden’s three-nation tour which also took him to Japan.
On Friday, Biden will meet President Park Geun-hye and hold extensive talks on key issues concerning Seoul and Washington, including China’s newly claimed air defense zone.
Biden is also set to deliver a speech on the 60-year-old South Korea-U.S. alliance at Yonsei University before meeting with Prime Minister Chung Hong-won.
On Saturday, Biden will pay floral tributes at the War Memorial of Korea in Seoul and visit the demilitarized zone.
Biden is making the visits to Japan, China and South Korea on behalf of President Barack Obama. He is the highest U.S. government official to visit South Korea since the launch of the Park Geun-hye government.
Source: Busan eFM News