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Trump must reassure Abe, Japan - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Mention “special relationship” in connection with foreign affairs and most think of the bond between the United States and United Kingdom. But America has one with Japan as well. President Trump should shore it up during his visit Friday with Japanese ...and more »

Nikkei at more than 1-month highs as yen weakens on Trump relief - Business Insider

... * Dollar gains against yen on relief over Trump-Abe meeting. * Sentiment underpinned by record closes on Wall Street. TOKYO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average probed more than one-month highs on Monday, cheered by Wall Street ...and more »

Trump and Abe to Talk: Why They Are Meeting and What They'll Discuss - New York Times

HONG KONG — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, the first world leader to meet Donald J. Trump after the election in November, plans to meet with the president in Washington on Friday in the Oval Office. Mr. Abe is then planning to fly to Mr. Trump's ...and more »

Trump says US committed to Japan security, in change from campaign rhetoric - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With a hug and a handshake, President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe opened a new chapter in U.S.-Japan relations on Friday with Trump abruptly setting aside campaign pledges to force Tokyo to pay ...and more »

In Welcoming Shinzo Abe, Trump Affirms US Commitment to Defending Japan - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump pledged close security and economic cooperation with Japan on Friday, opening an elaborate multiday work-and-play visit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that is intended to showcase a warm rapport with a central player in ...and more »

Abe to Tout Japan's US Investment Plans in Trump Meeting - Wall Street Journal

TOKYO—Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to offer a vision for greater Japanese investment in the U.S. when meeting President Donald Trump in Washington on Friday, seeking to counter the president's criticism about trade, Japanese officials said. Mr. Abe ...and more »

Trump Needs a World Leader Buddy - POLITICO Magazine

TOKYO— When Shinzo Abe tees off with Donald Trump this weekend at the president's Florida retreat at Mar-a-Lago—the “winter White House,” as Trump's ·aides call it—he won't just be shooting the breeze with a fellow golfer. The Japanese prime ...and more »

Black plastic covers windows, blocking reporters' views of Trump golfing - USA TODAY

Reporters who are supposed to keep an eye on President Trump couldn't see him Saturday morning. White House reporters tasked with covering Trump tweeted they were holed up in a clubhouse basement of the luxurious Trump National Jupiter Golf Club ...and more »

President and First Lady Host Private Dinner for Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and Wife Akie Abe - WWD

SATURDAY AT THE TRUMPS': Amidst reports of North Korea firing an intermediate-range ballistic missile, the president and first lady stepped out solemnly with Japan's Prime Minister and his wife tonight in Florida. After a full day of golfing, a private ...and more »

Did Trump and Abe just launch a new chapter in US-Japan relations? - Washington Post

President Trump got off to a rocky foreign policy start in his first three weeks in office. Has he found a new friend in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who met with Trump in Washington on Friday and then traveled with the president to Florida to ...and more »