This week, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the United States. On April 28, President Obama welcomed the Prime Minister at an arrival ceremony on the White House South Lawn.
At the same time, Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter were meeting with their Japanese counterparts in New York City. The U.S.-Japan Alliance is fundamental to stability and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region.
You can get the latest updates about the visit by following @WhiteHouse and @StateDept on Twitter. Want more information about U.S.-Japan relations? Follow @USAsiaPacific, @USEmbassyTokyo, and @CarolineKennedy on Twitter. Be sure to check out Ambassador Kennedy’s Instagram account, too!
- U.S.-Japan Joint Vision Statement (日本語)
- Statements by President Obama and Prime Minister Abe at the White House Arrival Ceremony
- Joint Press Conference with President Obama and Prime Minister Abe (日本語)
- Remarks at a Luncheon in Honor of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
- Remarks by First Lady Michelle Obama and Mrs. Akie Abe of Japan at School Visit
- Fact Sheet: U.S.-Japan Cooperation for a More Prosperous and Stable World (日本語)
- Foreign Press Center Briefing on Visit of Japan’s Prime Minister
- Prime Minister Abe Speaks at JFK Jr Forum at Harvard (日本語)
- Press Availability after Ministerial 2×2 Meeting in New York
New Defense Guidelines:
- Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee: New Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation (日本語 – PDF 140KB)
- Carter: U.S, Japan Defense Guidelines ‘Break New Ground’
- U.S., Japanese Officials Announce New Defense Guidelines
- Revised Strategic Guidelines Key to Stability, Japan’s Defense Minister Says
- U.S-Japan Joint Statement on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons