Biden opens SKorea trip at Samsung factory as N Korea’s nuclear fears mount

US President Joe Biden (L) stands next to South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol (2L) during their visit to the Samsung factory

President Joe Biden has arrived in South Korea on his first Asia trip as US leader, aiming to strengthen economic and security ties with regional allies, despite growing fears of a North Korean nuclear test.

Biden, in his first remarks since arriving in South Korea at the start of a journey designed to demonstrate America’s determination to lead in Asia, said the two countries’ alliance is “a hub of peace, stability and prosperity” in the world.

Originally published as Biden opens SKorea trip at Samsung factory as N Korea’s nuclear fears mount

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