Japan’s Shinzo Abe, China’s Li Keqiang seek to shore up influence with Cuba on back-to-back visits

Author: South China Morning Post

Categories: In the News

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepared for a visit to Cuba last week as the nation “just gets started to cultivate a relationship with Cuba,” said Hiroko Maeda, a non-residential fellow at Sasakawa USA and research fellow at the PHP Institute.

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Chairman’s Message: Flurry of East Asia summits signals thawing of icy relations

Author: Admiral Dennis Blair

Categories: Chairman's Message, Sasakawa USA Blog

For the first time in years, the state of relations among East Asian countries  is good enough that leaders have begun to meet with one another to talk about thorny issues such as territorial disputes, economic challenges and ancient and new rivalries.

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