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Secretary Pompeo Speaks with Foreign Minister Motegi

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke with the new Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on September 16, 2019. Secretary Pompeo congratulated the Foreign Minister on his new position and reaffirmed the strength of the U.S.-Japan Alliance. The Secretary reiterated the shared goal of final and fully verified denuclearization of North Korea, and U.S. commitment to continue ...
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CDA Young Participates in Tour de Tohoku in Support of Ongoing Regional Recovery

Chargé d’Affaires Joe Young and Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Nick Hill participated in Tour de Tohoku, an annual charity bike race supporting the Tohoku region’s ongoing recovery from the 3.11 disaster. CDA Young tweeted, “We continue to pay respect to the victims and their families. Their memories live on through our thoughts, prayers, and ...
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Study Abroad Expo Encourages Students to Discover U.S. Opportunities

Embassy Tokyo hosted its annual “America EXPO” college fair at Ochanomizu Sola City on September 7. Over 90 U.S. colleges and universities participated in the event. Approximately 2,000 students attended 13 separate seminars covering a range of topics including scholarships, employment opportunities after studying in the United States, as well as studying abroad as a ...
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Embassy to Open at 10:30 a.m. on September 9 due to Typhoon 15

Due to heavy weather from Typhoon No.15, the Embassy will open two hours later than usual on Monday, September 9, 2019. The consular section will open at 10:00 a.m. Applicants who have visa appointments or American Citizen Services appointments before 10:00 a.m. should come to the Embassy after 10:00 a.m. If you experience difficulties coming ...
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Baseball Legend Ralph Bryant Visits Setagaya School

Nippon Professional Baseball legend Ralph Bryant spoke with students and parents in Setagaya and conducted a baseball practice session under the rubric of the Embassy’s “Go For Gold” program. In the U.S., Bryant played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, but his popularity in Japan stems from his days playing for the Kintetsu Buffaloes. Former San ...
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