Media Tip Sheet: China, Japan and South Korea Summit

September 28, 2023

China, Japan, South Korea Trilateral Summit

WASHINGTON (September 28, 2023)— China, Japan and South Korea’s leaders plan to hold their first summit since 2019. The Summit is not marked on the calendars just yet, but plans to be held “as early as possible”. The agreement was made after a meeting between the three to discuss trilateral exchanges.

George Washington University experts are available to provide commentary, analysis and explanation of the developments in the Asia Pacific. If you wish to speak with one of our experts, please contact Media Relations Specialist Shannon Mitchell at [email protected].


Gregg Brazinsky

Gregg Brazinsky, Professor of History and International Affairs; Director, M.A. Asian Studies Program; Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies; Co-Director, East Asia National Resource Center is an expert in Korean history, East Asian history, and U.S.-East Asian Relations. Professor Brazinsky’s work focuses on the flow of commerce, ideas, and culture among Asian countries and across the Pacific.



Robert Sutter


Robert Sutter, Professor of Practice of International Affairs is an expert on China’s rise-domestic and international implications; Chinese foreign relations, security and economic development in Asia and the Pacific; History of China; History of Japan and other focus areas. Professor Sutter previously worked as the China division director at the Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research.