Britain's foreign minister to begin Asia trip on Monday

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  • Sunday, 25 Sep 2022

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Foreign Secretary James Cleverly speaks during a high level meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the situation amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New York City, U.S., September 22, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

LONDON (Reuters) - British foreign minister James Cleverly will begin a three-day trip to Japan, the Republic of Korea and Singapore on Monday, the foreign ministry said on Sunday, as part of Britain's diplomatic tilt towards the region.

Cleverly will attend the state funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the trip.

(Reporting by Alistair Smout; Editing by Frances Kerry)

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