Suga Welcomes Us Envoy's Confirmation

Suga welcomes US envoy's confirmation

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has welcomed the US Senate's confirmation of William Hagerty as the new ambassador to Japan.

Suga told reporters on Friday that Hagerty is knowledgeable about Japan and highly trusted by President Donald Trump.

He added that the Japanese government is looking forward to working with the new US ambassador to further strengthen the bilateral alliance.