|Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Takeo Mori (left) with his South Korean counterpart Cho Hyun-dong (centre) and US Wendy Sherman (right) at a meeting in Seoul, June 8, 2022. Photo: Yonhap/VNA
The official said their 3-day meeting will take place from next Monday.
North Korea conducted 8 missile launches in the past 3 weeks and fired hundreds of shells off its east and west coasts.
The launches coincided with joint exercises conducted by the US, South Korea, and Japan, in which the US deployed its nuclear-powered aircraft carrier the USS Ronald Reagan.