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U.S.-Japan Joint High-Level Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation

Dr. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy Shunichi Yamaguchi and Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Hakubun Shimomura convened the 13th U.S.-Japan Joint High-Level Committee (JHLC) meeting ...
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Art Celebrates Close U.S.-Japan Ties

Ambassador Caroline Kennedy spoke at a rededication ceremony for the artwork “Amidakuji” in the Tameike Sanno subway station near the Embassy. She was joined by Tokyo Metro officials, artist Miran Fukuda, McDonald’s Co. representatives and former staff-members of Joan Mondale, wife of former Ambassador Walter Mondale. Mrs. Mondale was a great patron of the arts, ...
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Statement by Ambassador Caroline Kennedy after Meeting Cuban Ambassador Rodriguez Costa

Serving as Ambassador to Japan during the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II has shown me the power of reconciliation to change the world. The chance to welcome Cuban Ambassador Rodriguez Costa to the U.S. Embassy as a full diplomatic partner was a special honor. Fifty-two years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, ...
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Emergency Message: Flooding and Landslides in Tochigi and Ibaraki Prefectures

This message is to inform U.S. citizens in Japan that the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has issued emergency weather warnings for areas in Tochigi and Ibaraki Prefectures after heavy rains triggered floods and landslides in localized areas of Eastern Japan. Prefectural authorities have issued evacuation orders affecting areas in both prefectures, especially along the flooded ...
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