Author: Tobias Harris
Categories: Japan Political Pulse
Polls conducted by NHK and Kyodo News in the aftermath of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “golf summit” with U.S. President Donald Trump showed that the Japanese public approved of the outcome of the summit. Although the summit left important questions about the direction of economic cooperation unanswered, to the extent that the summit eased the public’s concerns about the direction of the U.S.-Japan relationship under the new U.S. administration, it was an unqualified success.
Categories: In the News
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to talk investments and jobs, but may not go so far as to commit to a bilateral trade negotiation while visiting President Donald Trump this weekend in Washington and Florida, Sasakawa USA’s Daniel Bob said in a news story by Politico.
The first meeting between President-elect Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe focused not on the campaign rhetoric that has gained widespread attention to this point, but instead on the future of U.S.-Japan relations, Sasakawa USA experts said in media reports providing context in which to interpret the meeting.
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