Fm Kono Welcomes Trump-kim Summit

FM Kono welcomes Trump-Kim summit

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono says he supports the proposed resumption of negotiations between the United States and North Korea.

Kono spoke with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by phone on Sunday after the third meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Trump And Xi Wrap Up Talks

Trump and Xi wrap up talks

The leaders of the world's two biggest economies --currently embroiled in a trade war-- have held a one-on-one meeting for the first time in nearly seven months.

The meeting in Osaka, Japan, started with the two leaders expressing their hopes for a productive outcome.

Trump Meeting Xi In Osaka

Trump meeting Xi in Osaka

A much anticipated meeting is underway on the sidelines of the G20. The leaders of the world's two biggest economies -- currently embroiled in a trade war -- are holding a one-on-one for the first time in nearly seven months.

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are holding talks in Osaka.

White House: Trump, Abe Discuss Trade, Security

White House: Trump, Abe discuss trade, security

The White House says US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to seek mutually beneficial bilateral trade. They also discussed North Korea and Iran.

The two leaders held talks in Osaka on Friday morning on the sidelines of the G20 summit.

Trump And Putin Meet In Osaka

Trump and Putin meet in Osaka

The US President Donald Trump also sat down with Russian President Vladimir Putin in one of the more highly anticipated sideline meetings of the summit.

At the onset, the two leaders expressed willingness to improve relations that are said to be at the worst level since the Cold War.

Abe, Trump Hold Meeting

Abe, Trump hold meeting

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat down for talks with US President Donald Trump. Abe started out by asking Donald Trump for support to make the G20 a success.

Abe said, "At this G20 summit, I want to send out a strong message to the world about our commitment to helping solve the challenges the international community is facing, such as sustainably developing the global economy. I believe cooperation between Japan and the United States is essential for such an effort."

Abe Holds Bilateral Talks With Trump

Abe holds bilateral talks with Trump

World leaders are gathering in Osaka for the two-day G20 summit. Besides the formal sessions, bilateral talks between key leaders on the sidelines are also generating a lot of attention. One of them was Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's meeting with US President Donald Trump.

At the onset of the talks, Abe said, "I'd like to welcome President Trump to Osaka. This visit for G20 follows my visit to the United States in April, and the President's visit to Japan as a state guest in May. Such frequent mutual visit by the leaders of the two countries in such a short span of time is the evidence of how robust Japan-US alliance is. I'd like to express my gratitude once again last month, as the first state guest to Japan in the new era of Reiwa.

Suga Comments On Trump Reelection Bid

Suga comments on Trump reelection bid

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has declined to comment on US President Donald Trump's official launch of his re-election campaign.

Suga told reporters on Wednesday that he will refrain from speaking about US domestic affairs.

Abe Briefs Trump About Iran Visit

Abe briefs Trump about Iran visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says US President Donald Trump has expressed gratitude for his visit to Iran and efforts to help ease tensions between Tehran and Washington.

Abe spoke with Trump by phone on Friday evening after returning to Japan from a trip to Iran.

Abe Talks With Trump Ahead Of Iran Visit

Abe talks with Trump ahead of Iran visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump have discussed the situation in the Middle East before Abe leaves for Iran.

During their phone call, Abe is believed to have told Trump he intends to urge Iran to ease tensions when he meets with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Emperor, Empress Bid Farewell To Trump, First Lady

Emperor, Empress bid farewell to Trump, First Lady

Japan's Emperor and Empress bid farewell to US President Donald Trump in Tokyo on Tuesday as his state visit came to an end.

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako visited a hotel in central Tokyo where they were first greeted at the entrance by US Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty.

Abe, Trump Highlight Alliance

Abe, Trump highlight alliance

The leaders of Japan and the United States have highlighted the strength of their countries' alliance aboard a Japanese destroyer. President Donald Trump has toured a base near Tokyo on his final day of his state visit here.

The leaders showcased their solidarity on board the Maritime Self-Defense Force ship Kaga.
Japan's Defense Ministry plans to upgrade the vessel so it can function as an aircraft carrier. It will then be able to carry American-made F-35B stealth fighter jets.

Abe, Trump Highlight Japan-us Alliance

Abe, Trump highlight Japan-US alliance

The leaders of Japan and the United States have highlighted the strength of their countries' alliance aboard a Japanese destroyer. President Donald Trump is touring a base near Tokyo on his final day of his state visit to Japan.

The leaders showcased their solidarity on board the Maritime Self-Defense Force ship Kaga.
Japan's Defense Ministry plans to upgrade the vessel so it can function as an aircraft carrier. It will then be able to carry American-made F-35B stealth fighter jets.

Abe, Trump To Go Aboard Japanese Destroyer

Abe, Trump to go aboard Japanese destroyer

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump will board a Japanese destroyer on Tuesday, the final day of the US president's visit to Japan.

Abe and Trump will visit a base in Yokosuka, near Tokyo, and board the Kaga, the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force's largest destroyer.