We begin as South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol continues his overseas trip.
And overnight for us here in South Korea President Yoon sat down with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
Wednesday's meeting marked the first summit between the leaders of the two Asian neighbors in nearly three years.
Yoon and Kishida shared the need to improve ties between the two countries, calling for more diplomatic talks between Seoul and Tokyo.
The two also shared their concerns over the threat posed by North Korea in the region, and said the two will together work with rest of the world to respond to Pyeongyang's nuclear related activities.
They also agreed to cooperate with the international community to safeguard universal values including liberal democracy, human rights, and the rule of law.