Prime Minister Abe’s Visit to the U.S.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addresses a joint session of Congress, April 29, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks before a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio sit behind the prime minister. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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!