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U.S. Base Presence May Affect Japan-Russia Island Talks

November 29, 2018

Tokyo–Negotiations between Japan and Russia over their decades-old territorial dispute are expected to be affected by a possible U.S. military presence on any of disputed islands if they are returned to Japan. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President

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U.S. Corn Growers Seek to Secure Market Access to Japan

November 29, 2018

Chicago–A group of U.S. corn growers has sent a letter to Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer seeking to secure a market access to Japan through bilateral trade talks starting in January at the earliest. “Corn farmers have long counted on Japan

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Abe, Okinawa Gov. Tamaki Remain Apart over U.S. Base

November 29, 2018

Tokyo, Nov. 28 (Jiji Press)–Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki remained apart over a planned U.S. military base relocation within the southern Japan prefecture, at their meeting in Tokyo on Wednesday. Tamaki demanded that the central government

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Abe to Hold Meetings with Leaders of U.S., China, Russia

November 29, 2018

Tokyo–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping soon, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday. The meetings will take place on the sidelines of a

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Japan, Russia to Create New Framework for Peace Treaty Talks

November 28, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese and Russian governments are considering creating a new high-level framework for accelerating talks on the two countries’ longstanding territorial issue and a World War II peace treaty, it was learned Wednesday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian

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Japan’s Abe Welcomes Brexit Deal in Talks with May

November 28, 2018

London–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomed the progress made on Britain’s exit from the European Union, in telephone talks with his British counterpart, Theresa May, Tuesday, the British government said. The talks were held after EU leaders approved Sunday an

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Japan to Give 300-M.-Dollar Loans to Jordan over Syrian Refugees

November 28, 2018

Tokyo–Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday that Japan will provide 300 million dollars in loans to Jordan to help reduce the Middle Eastern kingdom’s burden of accepting Syrian refugees. The Japanese financial support was agreed on at a meeting between

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Japan Avoids Criticizing Russia over Ukraine Issue

November 28, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese government refrains from criticizing Russia over the recent firing on and seizure of Ukrainian naval ships by Russian coast guard vessels, ahead of the start of full-fledged territorial negotiations with the Russian government. At a press conference on

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