US House Foreign Affairs Committee members to visit South Korea: Sources
washington (Best Hindu News): A delegation of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee led by Chairman Michael McCaul is scheduled to visit South Korea early next month. Diplomatic sources have given this information on Saturday. During their visit, scheduled for April 5-6, the nine lawmakers will meet President Yoon Suk to discuss ways to develop the South Korea-US alliance and strengthen a joint response to North Korea’s growing threats, according to sources. Yeol, Speaker of the National Assembly Kim Jin-pyo and Foreign Minister Park Jin are planned to meet.
The visit comes ahead of Yoon’s state visit to Washington for talks with US President Joe Biden, Yonhap news agency reported.
The Seoul government is trying to arrange for Yoon to address a joint session of the US Congress during the visit to mark the 70th anniversary of the military alliance between the two countries.
A bipartisan delegation including Representatives French Hill, Young Kim and Ami Bera is also likely to visit Taiwan and Japan amid rising tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade, Taiwan and other issues, the sources said.