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President Yoon Seok-yul is scheduled to hold a summit with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Sunday on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Hiroshima.
The Korean presidential office issued a statement on Thursday on the details of Yoon’s visit, which will also include holding summit meetings with leaders of other participating countries.
According to the presidential office, Yun will hold summit talks with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and with Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Min Chin on Friday, the first day of the G7 summit.
On Saturday, Yoon will hold a separate summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indonesian President Joko Widodo and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.
During those talks, Yoon will call for cooperation in deterring nuclear and missile provocations by North Korea, and discuss ways to enhance security cooperation in order to achieve peace in the region. Cooperation in supply chains and the economy is expected to be a major topic in those discussions, according to the presidential office.
The summit between Yoon and Kishida will be held on the last day of the G7 summit.
The two sides plan to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park together, in honor of the Korean victims of the atomic bomb in 1945.