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Abe Celebrates Trump's Inauguration as U.S. President

Abe Celebrates Trump's Inauguration as U.S. President

   Tokyo, Jan. 20 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent Donald Trump a message celebrating his inauguration as new president of the United States in Washington on Friday.
   In the message, Abe expressed his hope for holding a summit with Trump as soon as possible and discuss issues facing the Asia-Pacific region and the entire world.
   The Japanese leader also said he wants to send out with Trump a message emphasizing the significance of the Japan-U.S. alliance to the rest of the world.
   Abe pointed out that the Asia-Pacific region is the engine for global growth and at the same time the security environment is becoming severe there.
   Underscoring that the alliance with the United States is the axis of Japan's foreign and security policies, Abe showed his eagerness to further strengthen the two countries' already unshaken ties on mutual trust with Trump.

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