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Abe hopes Trump meeting will bring Japan in from diplomatic cold

Japan’s PM wants assurance his country won’t be overlooked in any North Korea dealBesieged by cronyism scandals that have prompted speculation he will be out of office by early summer, Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, will arrive in the US for talks with Donald Trump this week with a potential foreign policy headache to add to his domestic woes.With a historic summit between the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, and the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, less than two weeks away – followed by a possible summit between Kim and...

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Published By: theguardian.com - 7 days ago