U.S., Japan, Korea coast guards sign trilateral agreement to increase maritime cooperation
Mr. Kishimori Hajime, deputy Consul General of Japan (center left), Vice Adm. Watanabe Yasunori, Japan coast guard vice commandant for operations, U.S. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Andrew Tiongson, commander, and Hyunchul Kang, deputy Consul General of the Republic of Korea, pose with a group of Japanese, Republic of Korea, and U.S. coast guard personnel at 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-RS249-2911.JPG