Japan's Suga pledges to beef up alliance with U.S. in first news conference

TOKYO (Reuters) - Newly installed Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday he would implement policies to beef up Tokyo's alliance with the United States, while hoping to establish stable relationships with China and Russia. Suga was speaking in his first news conference as prime minister after being in sworn in earlier on Wednesday as the successor to Shinzo Abe

Reuters September 17, 2020 00:12:36 IST
Japan's Suga pledges to beef up alliance with U.S. in first news conference

Japans Suga pledges to beef up alliance with US in first news conference

TOKYO (Reuters) - Newly installed Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday he would implement policies to beef up Tokyo's alliance with the United States, while hoping to establish stable relationships with China and Russia.

Suga was speaking in his first news conference as prime minister after being in sworn in earlier on Wednesday as the successor to Shinzo Abe.

(Reporting by Sakura Murakami; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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