Japan’s Abe Wants to Strengthen ‘Unshakable’ Ties With U.S.Toru Fujioka
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he wants to strengthen his nation’s unshakable ties with U.S. by working with President Donald Trump, according to a statement released on his office website Saturday.
Abe said that with the Asia-Pacific security becoming increasingly severe, the two nations’ alliance is becoming even more important. The region is a driver of global growth, he said.
The Japanese premier said he wants to meet with Trump as soon as possible. Abe is at the final stages of arranging a meeting with the new U.S. president as soon as the first half of February, public broadcaster NHK reported Saturday, without saying where it got the information.