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Dec 8, 2016

Tokyo, Moscow mull joint statement following leaders' summit

Japan and Russia are mulling the release of a statement calling for talks on joint economic activities on Russian-held, Japanese-claimed islands following the leaders’ bilateral meeting next week, Japanese government sources said. The envisioned joint statement, to be issued after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...

Abe, Trump to meet in U.S. around Jan. 27: source

Dec 6, 2016

Abe, Trump to meet in U.S. around Jan. 27: source

Japan and the United States are arranging for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President-elect Donald Trump to meet in the U.S. around Jan. 27, just a week after Trump’s inauguration as president, a source close to bilateral relations said Tuesday. Abe and Trump held ...