1 year ago
China says "The frequent passage of Chinese aircraft carriers into Miyako Strait will become a common practice and people will get used to it"
Iranian officials: Tehran will seek mediation of the Japanese Prime Minister to ease the oil sanctions
KCNA: "What the Japanese reactionaries sharpening the sword for reinvasion will do after turning Japan into a military giant is as plain as a pikestaff. They seek to repeat the period when they lorded it over Asian people under'Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere.'"
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 30km ENE of Ishinomaki, Japan
The Government of the United States and the Government of Japan will hold a bilateral Extended Deterrence Dialogue (EDD) on June 10-12 in Minot, North Dakota
Japan considers the crisis in Venezuela as a geopolitical risk in a previous meeting of the G20.
1 year ago
Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) statement on F-35A crash: "Spatial disorientation" likely caused the pilot to fly his F-35 into the Pacific Ocean on April 9. JASDF dismisses mechanical or software problems as a cause of the crash. #F35A
G20: Global growth will rebound and trade and geopolitical tensions within risk
Japanese PM Abe to stress JCPOA significance in Iran visit: report
1 year ago
USAF RC-135S 61-2662 COBRA59 deploying to Kadena AB from Offutt AFB. This will make two Cobra Balls at Kadena.
Israeli PM Netanyahu had a phone call with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe ahead of trip to Tehran - Abe updated Netanyahu on his trip and Netanyahu told Abe that the world needs to keep pressure Iran
Kremlin: Japan holds a new meeting between Putin and Trump at the end of June
KCNA: "Japan should be mindful that its reckless overseas expansion ambition can bring about the second day of defeat. Does Japan want to be defeated again"
KCNA: "As Kono, a being like a rodent in burrow, shows off his diplomacy with the bright world, it is quite natural that Japan is marginalized in the international communityJapan should be mindful that it can never escape from the fate of a 'land of dipping sun.'"
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian leader Ali Khamenei to mediate between Tehran and Washington
An automated train operated by Yokohama Seaside Line moves in the wrong direction and slams into a bumping post. Passengers inside the train were thrown to the ground, injuring about twenty people, including three serious injuries.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 4km NE of Ohara, Japan
Japan at negotiations in the "2+2" format called an unacceptable increase in the military presence of the Russian Federation in the southern part of the Kuril Islands - the head of the Foreign Ministry
: I was not informed about anything having to do with the Navy Ship USS John S. McCain during my recent visit to Japan. Nevertheless, @FLOTUS and I loved being with our great Military Men and Women - what a spectacular job they do.
1 year ago
Chinese aircrafts were intercepted by Japan airforce
: Back from Japan after a very successful trip. Big progress on MANY fronts. A great country with a wonderful leader in Prime Minister Abe.
42-year-old Japanese man dies on Aeromexico flight after swallowing 246 packets of cocaine
: Spoke with @GovStitt of Oklahoma last night from Japan because of the devastating tornadoes. Told him that @FEMA and the federal government are fully behind him and the great people of Oklahoma.
A man in a park in Kawasaki, near Tokyo, went on a stabbing rampage this morning — attacking children and adults. Three people reportedly dead and 15 wounded. Japan
: I will be making two stops this morning in Japan to visit with our Great Military, then a quick stop in Alaska and back to D.C. Meetings with Prime Minister Abe went very well, and getting to spend time with the new Emperor and Empress of Japan was a great honor.
Shinzo Abe: Trump is trying to mediate between Japan and North Korea
POTUS on US/Japan alliance regarding NK: "The essence of our approach is peace through strength. The US-Japan alliance is stedfast and iron clad." Says Japan has announced the purchase of 105 brand new stealth F-35 aircraft. "The fact is, you can't see them."
"We'll be going to the Moon and to Mars very soon" with Japan, announces @POTUS on new space cooperation.
1 year ago
Trump, in Tokyo, again inexplicably says there have been no North Korean tests. (From @W7VOA pool note)