Japan-United States of America Relations
Visiting JS Kaga by Prime Minister & Mrs. Abe and President & Mrs. Trump
1. On May 28, commencing at around 10:30 a.m. for approximately 30 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, and Mrs. Akie Abe visited JS Kaga anchored in JMSDF YOKOSUKA District with the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America, and Mrs. Melania Trump, who are paying a State Visit to Japan.
2. Prime Minister Abe and President Trump gave remarks to encourage members of the Japan Self-Defense Forces and the U.S. Forces in Japan. Leaders affirmed the ironclad bond of the Japan-U.S. Alliance and that they will cooperate closely to contribute to peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific.
It was the very first time in the history that the leaders of Japan and the United States gave remarks to encourage members of the Japan Self-Defense Forces and the U.S. Forces together.