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Japan PM to seek maiden U.S. visit as early as Jan. 2022 - Nikkei

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Japan PM to seek maiden U.S. visit as early as Jan. 2022 - Nikkei
Japan PM to seek maiden U.S. visit as early as Jan. 2022 - Nikkei   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  

<div> <p> – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida plans to make a trip to the United States to meet President Joe Biden as early as January, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Friday.</p> <p>The Japanese government was unable to secure Kishida’s first visit in office to Washington this year and will now explore opportunities in January or beyond, the newspaper reported.</p> <p>Japan’s public broadcaster <span class="caps">NHK</span> had said earlier this month Kishida was likely to cancel a planned trip to the U.S. this month due to the spread of the Omicron variant of <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19.</p> <p/> </div>