Biden and Moon Jae-in reaffirmed their commitment to the US Alliance and South Korea

The South Korean leader said he is ready to cooperate with the future US administration to solve some problems, including the coronavirus pandemic.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President-elect Joe Biden reaffirmed their commitment to the two countries ‘ allied relations and peace on the Korean Peninsula in a telephone conversation on Thursday.

The South Korean leader announced this on Twitter.

In their first conversation since Biden’s victory, moon Jae-In also said he would work closely with the future US administration to address global challenges, including the coronavirus pandemic and climate change.

Biden’s transition team said in a statement that the President-elect said he “looks forward to working closely with President Moon on other common issues, from North Korea to climate change.”

“The President-elect and President Moon Jae-in also discussed the shared values that underpin the US-South Korean Alliance and their mutual interest in strengthening democracy,” the statement said.

Biden’s transition team said he was also congratulated over the phone by Australia and Japan’s leaders.

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