The proposed meeting between US President Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Kishida
The visit of the Japanese Prime Minister to the US is taking place at a time when Japan has announced to expand its defense capabilities in the context of increasing Chinese activities in the Indo-Pacific region and security threats from North Korea.
The White House said on Tuesday that US President Joe Biden will host Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on January 13 and on this occasion, the two leaders will discuss various issues related to the economy and security in detail.
The statement issued by the White House said that the two leaders will discuss in detail topics such as the Russian military attack in Ukraine, climate change, stability in the Taiwan Strait, North Korea and a free and open Indo-Pacific.
Prime Minister Kishida’s visit to America is taking place at a time when Japan has announced a wide expansion of its defense capabilities in the context of China’s growing activities in the Indo-Pacific region and the security threats posed by North Korea. Is.
In a major shift in its defense policy over the past several decades, Tokyo has increased its defense spending to two percent of its GDP by 2027. It has also vowed to restructure its military command and acquire more advanced missile capabilities.
In response to North Korea, America and South Korea have now fired missiles
Meanwhile, Pyongyang has recently conducted several missile tests, raising tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
What else will be focused on in the negotiations?
White House press secretary Karen Jean-Pierre said that “President Biden will continue to focus on Japan’s recently released national security strategy, his presidency of the G7 and his tenure as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Will reiterate our full support for the car.”
“The two leaders will celebrate the unprecedented strength of the US-Japan alliance and set the course for their partnership for years to come,” he added.
Christopher Johnstone, head of the Japan program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a think tank in Washington, told Reuters, “They will also focus on economic security issues related to China, including the Includes support on export controls for sensitive technologies such as conductors.”
Biden and Kishida have previously met at the G20 summit in Indonesia late last year
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