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Nomination of Mr. Rahm Emanuel as new U.S. Ambassador to Japan
(Statement by Press Secretary YOSHIDA Tomoyuki)

August 23, 2021
  1. The Government of Japan welcomes the nomination of Mr. Rahm Emanuel as new U.S. Ambassador to Japan.
  2. The Government of Japan understands that Mr. Rahm Emanuel assumed key positions in the U.S. political arena and has the deep confidence of President Biden. The Government of Japan highly appreciates his nomination as reflecting the great importance the Biden Administration attaches to the Japan-U.S. alliance.
  3. The Government of Japan expects that Mr. Rahm Emanuel will assume his new post at an early date and play an active role in various fields. The Government of Japan will closely cooperate with Mr. Rahm Emanuel and make efforts to further strengthen the Japan-U.S. Alliance and realize a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific.”

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