torsdag 17. november 2016

Japanese PM Abe to meet Trump against backdrop of security fears

Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, will seek reassurances about the US’s commitment to his country’s security when he becomes the first foreign leader to meet Donald Trump on Thursday. Japan and South Korea were rattled by comments the president-elect made during his campaign, when he hinted at a withdrawal of American troops from the Asia-Pacific unless the two US allies paid more towards the cost of their security.  Read more