• Kyodo


The government has given up on its plan to have U.S. President Joe Biden visit Japan this month due to the crisis in Ukraine and is now planning for him to visit in late May, diplomatic sources said Wednesday.

During a brief conversation last month in Belgium on the sidelines of a Group of Seven meeting, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida proposed Biden visit Japan for the first time as president in late April.

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