WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Officials from the United States, Japan and Republic of Korea (ROK) will meet next week in Tokyo on issues relating to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) , the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.
The trilateral dialogue slated for Oct. 17 will be attended by Glyn Davies, U.S. special representative for DPRK policy, Shinsuke Sugiyama, director general for Asian and Oceanian affairs at Japan 's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Lim Sung-nam, ROK's special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security issues, the department said.
"The trilateral meeting is part of an ongoing dialogue among the three countries to exchange views on the current situation on the Korean Peninsula and reaffirm our continued close coordination on North Korea issues," the agency said in a statement.
In addition, Davies will hold bilateral consultations with his Japanese and ROK counterparts during his visit to the two countries' capitals, the agency noted.
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