: Getting ready to meet Prime Minister Abe of Japan, a truly fine gentleman.
"I don't think Prime Minister Abe will leave Mar-a-Lago with anything other than a high degree of confidence in the alliance," says Pottinger
NSC's Pottinger back at the microphone says in meetings with @AbeShinzo "there'll be plenty of time to talk in some detail about objectives for a potential summit" between @POTUS and Kim Jong Un
"It will be under discussion. It's a key point on the agenda," says @larry_kudlow of possible exemption for Japan from steel tariffs
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KCNA: "The International Institute of the Juche Ideawas founded in Tokyo of Japan on April 9, 1978 and organizations for the study of the Juche idea were formed in continents and countriesThe ranks of Juche idea followers have grown in scope and strength ever since."
: Would only join TPP if the deal were substantially better than the deal offered to President Obama. We already have BILATERAL deals with six of the eleven nations in TPP, and are working to make a deal with the biggest of those nations, Japan, who has hit us hard on trade for years.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 61km E of Ishinomaki, Japan
Japanese finance minister admonishes top bureaucrat after harassment report
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Koreas President Moon urges efforts to improve South Korea-Japan ties
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 10km SE of Oda, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 5km S of Oda, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 - 7km NNE of Oda, Japan
KCNA: "Japan is a country of Asia but is an island country apart from the Asian continent. It should know that it can never change its fate as a politically isolated 'lonely island nation' if it fails to face up to the demand and the trend in the region."