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U.S. and Japan Discuss Trade Agreement in Washington

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met with Japan’s Economic Revitalization Minister Toshimitsu Motegi April 15-16 in Washington to continue negotiations on the United States-Japan Trade Agreement. The two officials reaffirmed their shared goal of achieving substantive results on trade in furtherance of the joint statement issued by President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo ...
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NATO: 70 Years of Unity, Strength, and Prosperity

The NATO Alliance has been considered the bulwark of international peace and security for 70 years. With a foundation of shared democratic values, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization has brought peace, stability, and prosperity to the people and territory of its members. Through the continued unity of its members and commitment to collective defense, the ...
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Four U.S. Ambassadors of the Indo-Pacific Gather in Tokyo

Ambassador Bill Hagerty welcomed his colleagues, the U.S. Ambassadors to China, India, and South Korea, for consultations with Japanese officials including Foreign Minister Taro Kono. The four Ambassadors held discussions on wide-ranging issues of common concern in the region. They spoke to the press at a roundtable and then enjoyed a baseball game together at ...
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Ambassador Hagerty Travels Around Japan

Ambassador William Hagerty visited Himeji, Takamatsu, Naoshima and Nagasaki March 25-28 and met with local government leaders. The Ambassador and his family toured Himeji castle and traveled to the island of Naoshima to visit museums and view art exhibits emphasizing the coexistence of nature, art, and architecture. The Ambassador also visited Takamatsu’s Isamu Noguchi Garden ...
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