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Biden-Harris Administration Welcomes Prime Minister Suga to the White House

President Biden hosted Japanese Prime Minister Suga for his first foreign leader visit. The two leaders renewed an alliance that has become a cornerstone of peace and security in the Indo-Pacific region and the world — and recommitted to addressing our shared challenges. Key Documents from Whitehouse.gov Joint Leaders Statement Remarks at Press Conference Remarks before Bilateral Meeting Remarks by Vice President Harris and Prime Minister Suga Fact Sheet: U.S.-Japan Competitiveness and Resilience Core Partnership
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tokyo (April 9, 2021)

COVID-19 numbers in many parts of Japan are rebounding, causing the national and some prefectural governments to announce new infection mitigation measures. Osaka and Hyogo prefectures recently received authorization from the Government of Japan to place specific municipalities under a medical emergency status, which allows authorities to fine restaurants and bars that do not comply ...
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