U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden & Japan's PM Shinzo Abe

U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden & Japan's PM Shinzo Abe

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Joe Biden, U.S. vice president, left, gestures as he speaks during a joint press conference with Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, after their meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on Dec. 3, 2013.