U.S., South Korea, and Japan leaders met at Camp David to boost cooperation against shared concerns.
They agreed to consult during crises, hold joint military exercises, and share North Korean missile launch info.
A strong joint statement criticized China's actions in the South China Sea.
This marks progress despite historical tensions between South Korea and Japan.
China warned against efforts to isolate it diplomatically and militarily.
The summit aims to solidify cooperation in an evolving global landscape.
Upcoming elections in both South Korea and Japan add a layer of complexity to the cooperation's future.