Leader Cantor Meets With Japanese Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae To Discuss U.S.-Japan Alliance
January 15, 2013
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WASHINGTON D.C. - Today, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) welcomed Japanese Ambassador to the United States Kenichiro Sasae to Capitol Hill to discuss the important U.S.-Japan alliance:

Leader Cantor Meets With Japanese Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae To Discuss U.S.-Japan Alliance

Leader Cantor Meets With Japanese Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae To Discuss U.S.-Japan Alliance

"It was an honor to meet with Japanese Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae today to talk about the priorities of newly elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government. We discussed issues of mutual concern for the United States and Japan, including strategies to spur economic growth, the threat Iran poses to the world, China's increased military activities, and North Korea's missile and nuclear proliferation. The strong alliance between the United States and Japan is important for both peoples and we look forward to working together in the future.”