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Malabar 2019 Strengthens U.S.-Japan-India Naval Cooperation

The U.S. Navy is participating in a trilateral exercise called Malabar 2019 with the Japan Self-Defense Forces and the Indian Navy. This is the 23rd such joint exercise and the first hosted by Japan. A U.S. Navy media report stated, “The multinational aspect of the exercise allows for practical training while honing skills, exchanging cultures, ...
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Diversity Visa Program (DV-2021): Online Registration

Online registration period for the DV-2021 Program begins on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and concludes on Tuesday November 5, 2019 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-4). Individuals who submit more than one entry during the registration period will be disqualified. For detailed instructions for DV-2021, ...
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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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