Home GRASP GRASP/Japan Abe, Trump look to speed up arrangements for president’s November Japan visit

Abe, Trump look to speed up arrangements for president’s November Japan visit

182
0
SHARE

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and U. S. President Donald Trump agreed Thursday in New York to accelerate arrangements for Trump to make his first offici
NEW YORK – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and U. S. President Donald Trump agreed Thursday in New York to accelerate arrangements for Trump to make his first official visit to Japan before the end of the year.
Sources have said the governments are planning a visit in November.
“I have been holding several telephone meetings with President Trump at appropriate times, but by having him visit Japan, I want to make Japan-U. S. relations even more solid and deepen our bonds,” Abe told reporters after the meeting with Trump on the margins of the U. N. General Assembly.
Abe went to the United States for talks with Trump in February. He also held talks with the then president-elect in New York last November.
The Japanese leader said he and Trump also confirmed in their meeting “the unwavering U. S. commitment to the defense of Japan and the fact that Japan and the United States are with each other 100 percent,” Abe told reporters.

Continue reading...