The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs Hayashi Yoshimasa ahead of the Secretary’s travel to the People’s Republic of China. The Secretary condemned the DPRK’s continued unlawful ballistic missile launches into the Sea of Japan and reaffirmed the United States’ ironclad commitment to the defense of Japan. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Hayashi discussed the importance of sustained U.S.-Japan-ROK trilateral cooperation on a range of regional and global issues, including economic development in the Indo-Pacific, and reaffirmed their continued support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Official news published at https://www.state.gov/secretary-blinkens-call-with-japanese-foreign-minister-hayashi-6/