President Trump Hosts Prime Minister Abe in Washington

President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

President Donald Trump held bilateral meetings with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Washington last week to discuss issues of common concern including the upcoming summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore.

Ambassador Bill Hagerty also traveled to Washington in support of the summit meeting. The Ambassador met with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for further discussions relating to the U.S.-Japan Alliance.