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U.S., South Korea Reaffirm Digital Partnership at 4th ICT Policy Forum

The U.S. and South Korea stressed during their fourth Information and Communications Technology Policy Forum on June 22 that they will sustain their partnership in modernizing and promoting a safer digital economy.

The two countries said in a statement published Monday they will continue to develop policies that support an efficient, inclusive and transparent virtual environment while protecting privacy and countering disruption, fraud and theft.

During the meeting, the U.S. and Republic of Korea also recognized the need to coordinate with private companies to support new technologies and a growing digital system. The two nations touched on the topics of commercializing 5G mobile communication platforms and adopting artificial intelligence.

The U.S. and South Korea expect to hold their fifth ICT policy forum in Washington, D.C., in 2019.

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