State visit underscores strong ties between Japan and USA

The first State visit to the USA by a Japanese prime minister in a decade highlights the gentle change of US policy in the Pacific area. It was a big event in Washington. The two leaders visited together the Lincoln Memorial. In addition to several high profile events on Tuesday, the Japanese Prime Minister is addressing both the House and Senate on Wednesday. That is something his grandfather did before him, more than 60 years ago.
President Obama and Michele with Mr. and Mrs. Abe before the State Dinner Photo Ludo Segers

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