Japan to Strengthen Partnership With US While Developing Ties With Asian Neighbors, PM Suga Says


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TOKYO (Sputnik) - Japan considers the relations with the United States the cornerstone of its foreign political priorities, but is also determined to continue developing the ties with other Asian nations, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday. "The union of Japan and the United States is the pivot of our country's foreign policy to ensure its security. We will develop relations with the United States in a wide range of areas, starting with the situation around North Korea and in the region as a whole," Suga said in an address to parliament. The prime minister asserted Japan's commitment...