Japan-United States of America Relations

Prime Minister Abe Held Informal Talks with the President of the United States

September 20, 2016

On September 20 (September 21, Japan time), Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, who was visiting New York, held informal talks with the Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States of America, on the occasion of the Leaders' Summit on Refugees hosted by President Obama. The leaders of Japan and the United States confirmed that both countries will collaborate closely towardthe adoption of a sanctions resolution on North Korea.