“Otagai no tame ni: With and for Each Other”


Yesterday, President Obama and the First Lady welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Japanese First Lady Akie Abe to the White House.

After the State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn, President Obama and Prime Minister Abe met to talk about trade, investment, and international security. During a joint press conference in the Rose Garden, the two leaders also announced that they would continue to work together to fight climate change.

Watch the arrival ceremony and the full press conference, and see more highlights from the Prime Minister’s visit.

President Obama welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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