U.S., Japan, Korea coast guards sign trilateral agreement to increase maritime cooperation
Japan coast guard Vice Adm. Watanabe Yasunori, Japan coast guard vice commandant for operations, (left) shakes hands with Hyunchul Kang, deputy Consul General of the Republic of Korea, as U.S. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Andrew Tiongson, commander, U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area, looks on, on Coast Guard Island, Alameda, Calif., May 9, 2024. Watanabe visited Coast Guard Pacific Area to finalize a trilateral letter of intent between U.S. Coast Guard, Japan and Korea coast guards, which will drive the three nations’ coast guards to work together to advance maritime safety, security and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Master Chief Petty Officer Charly Tautfest)

Photo by: Master Chief Petty Officer Charly Tautfest |  VIRIN: 240509-G-RS249-2886.JPG