Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will visit the United States April 15-18 to hold talks with President Joe Biden, Report informs referring to Jiji Press.
At their talks, to be held in Washington on April 16, Suga and Biden are expected to discuss ways to deepen the Japan-US alliance and cooperation on tackling climate change and promoting economic ties.
The two leaders will hold a joint press conference after their meeting.
The upcoming summit will be the first face-to-face meeting with a foreign leader for Biden since his inauguration in January, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato noted at a press conference.
"The meeting is very meaningful in that it shows to the world the solidarity of the Japan-US alliance and the United States' commitment to the Indo-Pacific region," Kato said. "We also hope it will provide the two leaders with a precious opportunity to deepen their personal relationship of trust."