The 4th Republic of Korea (ROK)-United States Senior Economic Dialogue (SED) was held in Seoul on November 6, with Vice Foreign Minister Lee Taeho and Under Secretary of State Keith Krach leading their respective delegations. Both sides intend to continue their close coordination through the SED to further strengthen bilateral economic ties and enhance their partnership on regional and global issues. In coordination with the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) and the U.S.-ASEAN Smart City Partnership (USASCP), the Republic of Korea is committed to contributing to the establishment of smart cities in the region, including through the Korea Overseas International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) flagship project in Tam Ki city, Quang Nam Province in Vietnam.