Biden, Japan PM Kishida to hold bilateral talks on Friday: White House

17/1/2022 1:26:00 AM

Biden, Japan PM Kishida to hold bilateral talks on Friday: White House

https://str.sg/wQmhWASHINGTON (REUTERS, AFP) - US President Joe Biden will meet virtually on Friday (Jan 21) with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida discuss the two nations' economies, security matters, climate change and other bilateral issues, the White House announced on Sunday.

"The meeting will highlight the strength of the US-Japan alliance, which is the cornerstone of peace, security, and stability in the Indo-Pacific and around the world," the White House said in a statement. “PresidentBiden looks forward to working with Prime Minister

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sg/wQmh WASHINGTON (REUTERS, AFP) - US President Joe Biden will meet virtually on Friday (Jan 21) with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida discuss the two nations' economies, security matters, climate change and other bilateral issues, the White House announced on Sunday. "The meeting will highlight the strength of the US-Japan alliance, which is the cornerstone of peace, security, and stability in the Indo-Pacific and around the world," the White House said in a statement. Japan's meteorological agency issued tsunami warnings in the early hours on Sunday and said waves as high as three metres (9. “President Biden looks forward to working with Prime Minister Kishida to advance our shared vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific. You have reached your limit of subscriber-only articles this month.” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki added that the two leaders will discuss issues pertaining to the Quad, the alliance formed among the United States, Japan, India and Australia which seeks to counter China’s growing influence in Asia. Waves of more than a metre were recorded there earlier. Biden and Kishida met in person during the COP26 climate summit in Scotland last year and previously spoke by telephone when Kishida was elected in October.30pm on the same day that her daughter eventually handed herself in to the police.

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