Korea Chair Monitor | Vol 1 Issue 12
December 20, 2013
The Korea Chair team takes a biweekly look back at events of interest in Washington, Seoul, and the region from December 5 - December 18, 2013.
U.S.-KOREA RELATIONS | ROK Vice Foreign Minister Visits the United States
Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kyou-hyun of the Republic of Korea (ROK) arrived in Washington on December 16 for annual strategic defense talks with high-level U.S. officials. Vice Foreign Minister Kim met with Deputy Secretary of State William Burns on December 17 to discuss the evolving security situation with North Korea, China’s expanded air defense identification zone (ADIZ), and Japan’s pursuit of the right of collective self-defense.