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Biden to Visit South Korea, Japan in May


FILE - U.S. President Joe Biden, photographed here in the White House on Sept. 22, 2021, is set to travel to South Korea and Japan next month to meet with leaders and discuss economic and security ties. (Adam Schultz/White House/Handout via Reuters) Biden 
FILE - U.S. President Joe Biden, photographed here in the White House on Sept. 22, 2021, is set to travel to South Korea and Japan next month to meet with leaders and discuss economic and security ties. (Adam Schultz/White House/Handout via Reuters) Biden 

U.S. President Joe Biden is set to travel to South Korea and Japan next month to meet with leaders and discuss economic and security ties.

The White House announced the trip Wednesday, saying Biden would go to the region May 20-24.

In South Korea, Biden will hold talks with President Yoon Suk Yeol, who was elected in March.

In Japan, Biden is due to meet with Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and to hold talks with leaders from the Quad group of countries that includes Japan, Australia, India and the United States.

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