Biden to visit South Korea and Japan May 20-24



U.S. President Joe Biden will visit South Korea and Japan from May 20 to 24, the White House announced.

Biden and South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol will have their first bilateral summit in Seoul on May 21, Yonhap reported.

Kyodo reported Biden will hold a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on May 23, and the Quad summit will take place on the following day, citing Japan's top government spokesperson Hirokazu Matsuno.

Ahead of Biden's Asia trip, Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi announced he will travel to the U.S. from May 3 to 6 and hold talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.