Abe starts four-nation trip; sets off for Russia

National / Politics Apr 29, 2013

Abe starts four-nation trip; sets off for Russia

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left for Russia on Sunday for talks with President Vladimir Putin, on the first leg of a weeklong trip that will also take him to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey. Abe is the first prime minister in 10 ...

National / Politics Mar 9, 2013

Abe plans summit with Saudi king

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to visit Saudi Arabia for a summit with King Abdullah as part of his Middle East tour during the Golden Week holidays, diplomatic sources said. It would be the first visit to Saudi Arabia by a Japanese prime minister since ...