U.S. Ambassador to Japan Joins Twitter @CarolineKennedy

Newly arrived Ambassador Caroline Kennedy launched her Twitter account today using the handle @CarolineKennedy. Her first tweet read:

So excited to be here in beautiful Japan! Starting work as #AmbKennedy @StateDept http://goo.gl/ZWnioB

In the coming days and months, Ambassador Kennedy will tweet regularly as she carries out her official duties. She will use Twitter to keep in touch with the people of Japan as well as American citizens living in Japan.

Everyone can use the hashtag #AmbKennedy (#ケネディ大使 in Japanese) to connect with Ambassador Kennedy.

As Ambassador Kennedy said in her recent introductory video, “I am humbled by the opportunity to represent the United States to one of our greatest allies and closest friends. Together, our two countries have done much good for the world – and we can do so much more.”