US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. File photo Reuters
President Donald Trump and his wife Melania will make a state visit to Japan at the end of May to meet the newly enthroned emperor.
Crown Prince Naruhito will succeed his abdicating father, current Emperor Akihito, on May 1.
Trump will also hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the May 25-28 visit, and reportedly may attend a sumo match as well.
The White House said on Friday that Abe will also visit Washington on April 26-27 to talk about North Korean nuclear disarmament, trade and other issues.
Donald Trump on Monday became the first foreign leader to meet with Japan’s newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito — an honour Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes will help charm
President Donald Trump on Tuesday used the backdrop of a US naval ship in Japan to tout America’s “fearsome” power in the Pacific, wrapping up a visit where he became the first foreign guest of Japan’s new emperor.
Japan’s top government spokesman said on Tuesday the United States has confirmed its defense treaty with Japan after a report suggested US President Donald Trump considered withdrawing from the pact.
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