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A Preview of Prime Minister Abe’s Visit

April 20, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

On April 20, 2015, Sasakawa USA welcomed His Excellency Kenichiro Sasae for a private, off-the-record discussion on expectations and potential outcomes of Prime Minister Abe’s visit to Washington, D.C. later that month.

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Ambassador SasaeAmbassador Kenichiro Sasae was appointed as the Ambassador of Japan to the United States in November 2012. Prior to his appointment, he was Vice Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tokyo, and before that,  Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2008 to 2010. Previously, he was Director-General for the Asian and Oceania Affairs Bureau from 2005 to 2008, Director-General for the Economic Affairs Bureau from 2002 to 2005, Deputy Director-General for the Foreign Policy Bureau from 2001 to 2002, Deputy Director-General for the Asian Affairs Bureau, and Executive Assistant to the Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs. Ambassador Sasae has also held positions at the Embassies of Japan in the United States and in the United Kingdom, and at the Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Geneva. After graduating from the University of Tokyo Graduate School for Law and Politics, Ambassador Sasae entered the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1974.

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April 20, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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