• Kyodo


The U.S. and Japanese governments are arranging an economic dialogue in mid-November in Japan involving Vice President Mike Pence and Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso, sources said Thursday.

Pence will make a stop in Japan before or after his trip to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Papua New Guinea, the sources said. He is also expected to meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, possibly to discuss ways to pursue North Korea’s denuclearization.

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