Joe Biden begins his first tour of Asia, today arrived in south korea

Biden's visit, comes at a time of continued tensions with China and North Korea

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

South Korea – The president of the USA, Joe Biden, arrived in south korea today, where he begins his first tour of Asia with the aim of strengthening economic and military cooperation with allies such as Seoul and the rivalry with China and North Korea in the background.

The presidential Air Force One landed a little before 17.20 local time this friday (7.20 GMT) at US Osan Air Base, some 70 kilometers south of seoul, where Biden was received by the South Korean foreign minister, Park Jin, Yonhap news agency reported..

Biden's visit comes at a time of continuing tensions with China and with North Korea making preparations, according to Washington and Seoul, to launch another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and conduct its first nuclear test since 2017.