Diplomacyindia.com


Trump meets Japanese Emperor

Trump meets Japanese Emperor
November 06
10:25 2017

Tokyo, Nov 6 US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on Monday met Japanese Emperor Akihito and his wife, Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace in here.

Trump arrived here on Sunday, the first leg of his extensive five-nation tour through Asia, reports CNN.

The leaders greeted and shook hands before entering the Imperial Palace.

Trump’s next stop will be to receive a Guard of Honour at the State Guest House where he will hold talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported.

Ahead of the meeting, Abe told mediapersons: “I’d like to thoroughly discuss with President Trump North Korea and other problems the international community faces. And I want to send a message to the world that the Japan-US alliance is unwavering.”

Trump started his day by meeting with Japanese and American business leaders.

“We want fair and open trade. But right now our trade with Japan is not fair and it’s not open. But I know it will be soon.

“We want free reciprocal trade, but right now trade with Japan is not free, and it’s not reciprocal. And I know it will be,” the President said.

Later on Monday, Trump will meet with the families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea.

The abduction issue is something Japan wants to resolve along with the nuclear threat.

Trump’s first-ever visit to Japan comes amid heightened tensions with North Korea over its nuclear programme and missile tests.

Pyongyang launched two ballistic missiles over Japan and has threatened to conduct a hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific Ocean.

Upon his arrival on Sunday, Trump addressed servicemen at the US-controlled Yokota Air Base near Tokyo.

Trump and Abe will hold a press conference later on Monday.

After Japan, Trump will head to South Korea on Tuesday.

Related Articles

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

There are no comments at the moment, do you want to add one?

Write a comment

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.
Required fields are marked *

Social Icons

Diplomacyindia.com Video Interview with Shri Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay Secretary (CPV & OIA), Ministry of External Affairs speaking on an eventful journey of Indian Passport through its serveral phases, fast expanding network of passport seva kendras, evergrowing numbers, citizen centric service & new Initiatives

Diplomacyindia.com Video Interview with Shri Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay Secretary (CPV & OIA), Ministry of External Affairs speaking on safety & security features of the passport documents in an era of digitalisation his cherished moments & milestones as “Passport Man” of India tranforming the entire passport landscape.

Diplomacyindia.com Video Interview : Mrs. Reva Ganguly Das (IFS) Director General, Indian Council of Cultural Relations Speaking on Yoga Day Celebrations

Exclusive Interview to Diplomacyindia.com with Shri Upendra Tripathi, IAS Interim DG, International Solar Alliance (ISA) speaking on the journey of ISA so far, guiding principles, vision & priority areas & programmes for ISA.

Exclusive Interview to Diplomacyindia.com with Shri Upendra Tripathi, IAS Interim DG, International Solar Alliance (ISA) speaking on expanding rank of international solar alliance & opening the membership to the countries beyond tropics.

Diplomacyindia.com Exclusive Interview with Ambassador of Slovenia to India, H.E. Mr. Jozef Drofenik speaking on Bilateral Relations and Trade between India and Slovenia

Diplomacyindia.com Exclusive Interview with Ambassador of Slovenia to India, H. E. Mr. Jozef Drofenik speaking on Tourism in Slovenia

Pictures of Formal Launch of Website Diplomacyindia.com

Knowledge Partner

Exclusive Interview with Prime Minister of Guyana, H.E. Mr. Moses Veerasammy Nagamootoo during his recent visit to India.Highlights of the interview were Indian Cultural Connect, Vibrant Bilateral Ties and Cultural Connect and India’s Economic Prowess.

Video Message from Shri Prakash Javadekar, MoS (IC) for Forest, Environment & Climate Change on eve of Formal Launch of Website Diplomacyindia.com

Message from Gen. V K Singh, (Retd.) Hon’ble MoS, External Affairs to Diplomacyindia.com

WP Facebook Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com