us-japan relations - updates

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U.S., Japan agree on trade deal 'in principle'

Aug 25, 2019 - 2:35 PM

(UPDATED) Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe confirms the US and Japan 'successfully reached consensus' after 'intense' negotiations

TRUMP AND ABE. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) and US President Donald Trump look at each other during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Biarritz, south-west France on August 25, 2019. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Trump to get royal treatment on Japan emperor visit

May 23, 2019 - 10:52 AM

The decision by Japan to put Trump at the head of the line for Naruhito illustrates the unique bond between the one-time bitterest of enemies, while delivering rival China a timely reminder that the United States is not alone in Asia

US President Donald Trump waves upon arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Helsinki, on July 15, 2018 on the eve of a summit in Helsinki between the US President and his Russian counterpart. / AFP PHOTO / Lehtikuva / Heikki Saukkomaa / Finland OUT

U.S., Japan kick off trade talks amid China deal optimism

Apr 14, 2019 - 1:44 PM

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Japan's Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi are set to embark on two days of talks in Washington

TRUMP AND ABE. US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hold a joint press conference on February 10, 2017, at the White House in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump, Abe retreat to Florida for golf diplomacy

Feb 12, 2017 - 7:59 AM

UPDATED US President Donald Trump: I just want everybody to understand and fully know that the United States of America stands behind Japan its great ally 100

President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump arrive with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe on Air Force One at the Palm Beach International airport as they prepare to spend part of the weekend together at Mar-a-Lago resort on February 10, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

Japan PM in US to turn page for alliance

Apr 30, 2012 - 6:43 AM

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda begins a 3 day visit to the US after a deal on a thorny troop dispute