Biden starts Asia trip with global issues and tech on agenda


President Joe Biden will meet with South Korea's president Friday with North Korea and the pandemic chip shortage on the agenda President Biden is wheeled down in South Korea where he'll be visiting a Samsung electronics campus and meeting with that country's president later he heads to more meetings and a wreath laying ceremony at the sole national cemetery Michael green a former White House adviser on Asia says the crisis in Ukraine has opened the eyes of leaders in the Asian Pacific nations our allies in Europe and our allies in Asia are coming together And recognizing that we all have something at stake In a global challenge to democracies from authoritative states And that the stars have aligned for this visit to South Korea and Japan It's actually been a long time since an American president made their first trip to the region and had both the Japanese and Korean leaders so positive and forthcoming about cooperating with the U.S. I'm Jennifer King

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