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APR 18: JASDF Fighters scrambled to intercept 1x BZK-005 UAV and 2x H-6 Bombers over the East China Sea
: Great working luncheon with U.S. and Japanese Delegations this afternoon.
: Prime Minister @AbeShinzo of Japan and myself this morning building an even deeper and better relationship while playing a quick round of golf at Trump International Golf Club.
: "Reciprocal is the word that I think we have to start using with a lot of nations, not only JapanI like to say free, fair and reciprocal."
: "We have a massive deficit with Japan and we will, I believe, at the end of a fairly short period of time be able to do certain things."
Japanese Ministry of Finance official will quit after sexual harassment accusations
Top Japanese bureaucrat resigns after allegation of sexual harassment
Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi said his three-day visit to Japan could become an important step for bilateral relationship to return to normal track
_EU Commissioner @MalmstromEU: All EU trade agreements (such as with Japan and Singapore) enforced will include the UK, but after Brexit the UK will leave these agreements and it will be up to them to negotiate new deals
Japanese officials did not miss that the nominee for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, during his confirmation hearings last week, stated the policy goal ending the threat to the U.S. homeland
: "It's an honor to have Prime Minister Abe with us. The Japanese people greeted me so warmly when I was there, and actually even before becoming president. It's a very, very special country, special place, with a very, very extraordinary leader."
: 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
Japanese immigration detainees launch hunger strike over death
Trump, Japan's Abe to meet in Florida amid growing strain over president's planned meeting with Kim Jong Un and push for new tariffs.
Trump, Japan's Abe seek consensus on North Korea amid strains
Japan finance minister suspects U.S. wants bilateral FTA
Japan, China agree trade war will harm global economy
Former Japan PM Koizumi says embattled Abe may quit in June: magazine
Tokyo fears Trump could link security with trade at summit with Abe
Japan PM Abe to sack top finance official accused of sexual harassment: paper
Japan foreign minister says Beijing, Tokyo should co-operate more to denuclearize North Korea
Shinzo Abe heads to US to put Japan back in North Korea game ahead of Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong-un
Japan and New Zealand react cautiously to Trump's request his administration re-examine a Pacific Rim trade deal he pulled the U.S. out of shortly after taking office
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