Japan's new defense chief to visit U.S., South Sudan

Sep 14, 2016

Japan's new defense chief to visit U.S., South Sudan

Defense Minister Tomomi Inada will visit the United States to hold talks with her U.S. counterpart Ashton Carter on Thursday, the Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The meeting that comes as the two countries eye closer cooperation under Japan’s new security legislation. The talks between ...

Sep 8, 2016

Abe-Obama talks shelved due to time constraints

Talks between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Barack Obama in Laos were shelved Thursday due to time constraints, according to a Japanese official. Both sides had agreed to hold the meeting following a suggestion by Washington, but called it off after the ...